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The Leopard Danio, also known as the Danio rerio var. frankei or Danio frankei, is a beautiful freshwater fish that is highly sought after by aquarium enthusiasts. This fish is native to Southeast Asia, specifically the Mekong basin, and is known for its peaceful temperament and stunning appearance.
The Leopard Danio has an average size of 2 inches and a maximum size of 2.5 inches, making it a great addition to smaller aquariums. They are social fish and should be kept in groups of 6 or more to reduce stress and promote natural behaviors. The Leopard Danio is known for its peaceful temperament and is a great option for community aquariums.
One unique trait of the Leopard Danio is its beautiful leopard-like spots that cover its body, which adds an extra touch of elegance to this already beautiful fish. They are also active swimmers and love to explore their environment, making them a joy to watch.
When it comes to diet, Leopard Danios are omnivores and will eat a variety of food including flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp or bloodworms.
In terms of coloration, the Leopard Danio has a silver body with a beautiful pattern of black or dark blue spots that cover its body. The spots can vary in size and shape, making each fish unique.
To keep Leopard Danios healthy and happy, a tank size of at least 10 gallons is recommended.
- pH: 6.5-7.5
- gH: 8-12
- kH: 5-10
- TDS: 150-300 ppm
- Temperature: 65-75°F
Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts are always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.