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Brachydanio rerio(frankei)
Leopard danio
(Hamilton, 1822)

Brachydanio rerio(frankei) - Leopard danio - The Leopard danio is closely related to the Zebra danio, Brachydanio rerio
The Leopard danio is closely related to the Zebra danio, Brachydanio rerio
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(Other members of the genus Brachydanio)

ADULT SIZE: 6 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C

FOOD: Feed Brachydanio rerio(frankei) small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Bangladesh, India, Nepal

(16) 1.25" Leopard Danio TR Brachydanio frankei live freshwater tropical fish

Current price: $30.00
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Time left: 23d 16h 2m
(12) 1.25" Zebra Danio Brachydanio rerio Freshwater Live Tropical Fish beginner

Current price: $18.00
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Time left: 12d 19h 31m

AQUARIUM CARE: The leopard danio is actually a color morph of the zebra danio, but in previous times was regarded as a separate species, and named Brachydanio frankei. The stripes of the zebra fish break into spots, hence the common name. In all aspects of care this species is identical to the zebra fish

BREEDING: See the zebra danio, Brachydanio rerio,

Have you bred Brachydanio rerio(frankei)? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Brachydanio rerio(frankei) breeding reports








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