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: 2.5"-3"
- 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