Danio Kerri are also known as blue danio, Kerr's danio or turquoise danios. They are hardy and ideal for beginner fish keepers. Danios are generally peaceful, but can become nippy if not kept in a large-enough school. Danios will tolerate cold water aquariums as well as tropical aquariums. This species is native to Thailand.
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Danio Kerri are compatible with peaceful fish of a similar size. Avoid keeping with slow-swimming, long-finned fish because Danio Kerri are known to be fin-nippers. Large, predatory tank mates will view Danio Kerri as food.
Great tank mates for your Danio Kerri include:
The Danio Kerri likes to swim in medium to fast moving water. Good water flow can be created with use of good filtration systems. Cannister filters are a good option to create a generous amount of water flow.
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Danio Kerri thrive in a well-planted aquarium, especially where dense plants are located to the side and back. They will enjoy open swimming space in the forefront of the aquarium. Opt for aquatic plants that do well in the water temperature you keep your danio's in. Eg. Cold water aquarium will require cooler climate aquatic plants, vs tropical
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Add aquarium ornaments such as: Kazoo handmade fish decorations, caves, rocks, and driftwood in your aquarium to create a fun playground for them to swim around.
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Danio's prefer subdued lighting. Adjustable LED lighting uses less energy, creates less heat and can be adjusted to ensure your fish are happy and healthy. Aquarium lighting is necessary for the photosynthesis required for healthy aquarium plants.
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Danio's prefer a fine gravel or sandy substrate. If keeping live aquarium plants, consider using a nutrient rich aquasoil to optimize plant growth.
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