Common Name(s)
Celestial pearl danio, galaxy rasbora
Scientific Name
Danio margaritatus
Family
Cyprinidae
Origin
Found high above sea level in Myanmar
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
0.9 inches
Minimum Tank Size
10 gallons
Tank Setup
Preferable a heavily planted tank with a dark substrate.
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Best fed live foods, but they will take small dry foods.
Breeding
Egg-scatterer. Shows no parental care.
Compatibility
With other small, peaceful, community fish that won't be able to eat it or outcompete it for food.
Ease of Keeping
Intermediate
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 68-75 Fahrenheit
Male:
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A schooling fish, so needs to be kept in groups of 6+ of their own species.

Males have a bluish body coloration and red and black striping on their fins.
Females have a blue-green body coloration and red to orange color patches on their fins.