- Barred danio
Barred Danio Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Genus: Devario Species: D. pathirana Binomial name Devario pathirana
(Kottelat & Pethiyagoda, 1990)
In the wild, the Barred Danio is understood to be critically endangered, however it is freely available from captive bred stock. Typically the fish will prefer water with a 6.0 - 8.0 pH, a water hardness of 5.0 - 19.0 dGH, and an ideal temperature range of 69 - 79 °F (20 - 26 °C). Their diet consists of annelid worms, small crustaceans and insects. The Barred Danio is an egglayer.
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