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Zebra Danio
Photo courtesy of GLOFISH


Species: Danio rerio
Common Name: Glofish
Note: The Glo-Fish is becoming more and more common in the pet industry. While other colorful fish may be dyed or painted the Glo-Fish has been changed genetically to produce the various colors. While I may not agree, they have not been harmed and will breed true.
Size: 1 (4.5 cm)
Habitat: None: transgenic animal, Click here to read how it was done.
Size: Up to 2.4 inches (6cm)
Habitat: Does not occur in nature.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallons for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, flake, Frozen, and live food.
Behavior: Peaceful, lively. Keep in schools of at least six.
Water: Temperature 66 to 77°F (19 25°C) pH range: 6.0 8.0; dH range: 5 - 19
Care: Easy, needs open swimming space.
Communities: Excellent.
Suitability: Good.


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