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Moustached Danio Danio dangila
Category: Danios, Devarios and similar
Price: £3.95 each
Discount: Buy 10 or more Moustached Danio Danio dangila and get 5% off!!
Stock: 3 in stock
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 8.0 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||Buy 10 or more Moustached Danio Danio dangila and get 5% off!!|
Danio dangila (Moustached Danio)
Essentially a large, gold spotted danio. A distinguishing feature of this species are its large barbels. It dwells in mountain streams and prefers water slightly cooler than the average tropical fish. At the least, keep in a tank that is not overstocked and has good filtration and plenty of oxygen.
Some authors consider Danio meghalayensis to be a geographical variant of this species.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A peaceful, schooling fish suitable for community aquaria alongside other fishes of similar size and temperament. It is fairly boisterous, and like the other larger danios, will eat very small fish (such as livebearer fry) so choose tankmates with care. Best suited to a subtropical community with other mountain stream fishes. Tank decoration relatively unimportant, provided this fish has plenty of open swimming space.
Not yet bred in aquaria, but assumed to be similar to other danio species.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Burma. Possibly also Bhutan|
|Size||Around 8 cm, though possibly larger in the wild|
|Water Parameters||Slightly soft, acidic to neutral water preferred|