Celestial Pearl Danio Care Sheet

Celestial Pearl DanioProfile and Description
SizeUp to 1 inch or 2.5 cm
OriginSouth East Asia
Natural habitatPools of water with heavy vegetation
Fish HardinessRelatively easy to keep
Water Temperature70 - 82 ºF or 20 - 28 ºC
Water pH6.0 – 8.0 pH
Water Hardness2 - 15 dH
StrataAll but mostly middle
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful
Number of same species in one aquariumSix or more, more is better
Minimum tank size6 gallons or 25 liters for every group of six fish
Community FishYes
Compatible withOther Danios, Cory Cats, Plecos, Glass Catfish, peaceful Tetras, Hatchet Fish, peaceful Rasboras, Killifish and Halfbeaks
SexesMales are slimmer and more colorful than females
FoodFlake food supplemented with live or frozen daphnia, blood worms or brine shrimp
BreedingRelatively easy to breed
Breeding temperature77 - 82 °F or 25 - 28 °C
Other namesGalaxy Rasbora or Fireworks Rasbora
Scientific nameDanio margaritatus
Other Scientific namesCelestichthys margaritatus
Lifespan3 years

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