Danio erythromicron (Microrasbora erythromicron)

Common Name:

Emerald Dwarf Rasbora.

Size: Up to .75 in (2 cm)
Habitat: Asia: Myanmar, the watershed in Shan state.
Min Tank Size: 20″ or 10 gallons for a small school.
Diet: Omnivorous, live, small flake foods, freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex worms. Prefers live but can be acclimated to flake.
Behavior: Schooling fish, 6+ of same species preferred for comfort of fish. Males will form a pecking order so a sufficent size aquarium is needed for larger numbers.
Water: PH: 7.0 to 8.0, Temperature 68° to 75°F (20 to 24°C), dH range: 10 – 25
Care: Provide a gentle current, best in temperatures under 75°F (24°C) does not do well in soft water.
Communities: Due to their shy nature and water requirements they are best in a species tank. They would be OK with other small fish that will not out compete them for food.
Suitability: Good

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