The Zebra Danio is endemic to India, however encountering wild specimens is rare, as the majority of Zebra danio available within the aquarium trade are commercially produced because it’s more cost effective and they spawn very readily. One of the most popular danio species and very easy to keep, the Zebra danio appears just as its name suggests with a shimmering silver body that has several horizontal dark stripes. Zebra danio are natural shoaling fish, thriving best with at least 8 individuals but more are encouraged. Danios are gregarious, and too few of individuals can result in them harassing other tank mates. An adult Zebra danio can reach a size of approximately 1.5″.
Amano shrimp (Caridina multidentata) is one of the best and most useful freshwater shrimps for keeping in a tank. This shrimp is irreplaceable in a tank since it can clean it by eating algae. Takashi Amano, a famous aquascapist and designer of so-called “nature aquariums,” was the first to use these shrimps to deal with algae in his planted tanks. After revealing their remarkable ability to eat algae, he ordered several thousands of shrimps from the local seller. Since the 1980-s, aquarists started to call this shrimp “Amano shrimp.”
Neon Tetra, the beautiful fish species, originates from the blackwater streams and tributaries and clear water in Amazon and Orinoco River basins. Neon Tetra fish breed is extremely popular and is available in different varieties of captive-bred specimens. This includes golden strain, long-finned neon tetra, etc.
But before sharing the breeding care guide for Neon Tetra, take a look at the overview of this lovely fish breed. The information chart will let you understand everything about Neon Tetra in detail.
An Assassin Snail has become a popular freshwater snail to keep. Assassin Snails have a reputation of being able to help keep populations of some other freshwater snails in check. While keeping a small group of Assassin Snails in a tank may reduce the numbers of Trumpet Snails somewhat, Assassin Snails should not be considered the only solution to snail population explosions. Keeping Trumpet Snail populations in check can also be achieved by removing excess uneaten food from substrate by regular vacuuming.
White Cloud Mountain Minnows (Tanichthys albonubes) are small aquarium fish originating in China. They are hardy fish that are adaptable to various environments, including water with relatively cooler temperatures. These characteristics make these fish great for beginners in the aquarium hobby. In the aquarium hobby, White Cloud Mountain Minnows are known as White Cloud Mountain Fish, White White Cloud Minnows, or White Cloud.
Dwarf Neon Rainbow is a small, freshwater species that is best known for its smart behavior as a lively school of fish. This fish originated in the river basins of Indonesia and Western New Guinea. They have since gained popularity due to their compatibility with many community tank setups.