Giant Danio (Devario aequipinnatus)

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The Giant Danio (Devario aequipinnatus) is a vibrant and active freshwater fish species that can bring a lively presence to any aquarium. They have a slender and elongated body with a shimmering silver coloration and bold orange horizontal stripes running along their sides. As their name suggests, Giant Danios can grow quite large compared to other danio species.

  • SOLD SIZE: 2”-2.5”
  • Origin: Southeast Asia, including India, Nepal, and Bangladesh
  • Max size: Up to 4 inches
  • Recommended tank size: 20 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 72-79°F
  • Temperament: Peaceful and active, but can sometimes show fin-nipping behavior towards slower tankmates
  • Diet: Omnivorous; they will readily consume both live and prepared foods, including flakes, pellets, and small insects
  • Preferred decor: Provide an aquarium with plenty of open swimming space and some areas with plants or driftwood for shelter
  • Lifespan: Can live up to 5 years with proper care