Danio & Minnow

The fish in this popular group belong to the family Cyprinidae. They are generally characterized by horizontal stripes with the exception of the Glowlight Danio, Panther Danio and the Black Bared Danio which has vertical bars. They range from 4 cm to15 cm in length.

These are very active fish and therefore add lots of movement and activity to the aquarium. Danios are very easy to keep. They are primarily surface feeders and are omnivorous in the aquarium and will accept a wide variety of foods.