The Leopard Danio is great starter fish and ideal for most community tanks. It is actually a variety of the Zebra Danio and is one of the most popular community fish. It is peaceful and active and enjoys a strong current in the tank. They can also be kept in unheated aquariums providing they are in a warm room.
Species – Leopard Danio - Danio Rerio
Current Size – 3.5cm
Adult Length – 5cm
Temperature Range – 18 - 27°C
pH Range – 6.0 – 7.8
Water Hardness – 18 – 143ppm
Special Requirements - All Danios are very active and prone to jumping out of even the smallest gap in an aquarium cover. A tight fitting lid is a must. Zebra Danios normally stay at the top-most levels of the aquarium and do better in schools of 6 or more. There are many varieties of the species Danio Rario consisting of Zebra Danios, Leopard Danios, and more. All are available in regular, long-finned, and albino varieties.
Tanks Mates and Compatibility – All of the Danio species are very peaceful and active. They do well in a community aquarium made up of peaceful fish or similar size.
Feeding – They are true omnivores and require a quality varied diet. They will eat most dry foods along with live and frozen food.
Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.
We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.
The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.