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Danio choprai


Danio choprai
Glowlight Danio
虹带斑马
Glowlight danio (Danio choprai) is a small, schooling fish closely related to the popular zebrafish Danio rerio. The Danio choprai is an active, surface-dwelling fish that feeds on insects that have fallen into the water, aquatic insect larvae, and other small animals. It has a streamlined body marked with a brilliant orange longitudinal band and a series of vertical blue-black bars on the flanks. The fins are edged with yellow. Its common name derives from its similarity to the glowlight tetra, a South American characin only distantly related to this fish.They get on well with all other danio species except the giant danio.
There is less frequently traded geographical variant from the Putao area of northern Myanmar, known as the "northern glowlight danio", sometimes referred to by a fictitious scientific name "Danio putaoensis". This variant is larger, has more vertical bars and longer barbels.


虹带斑马灯鱼最大的特征是由体侧中央至尾柄处出现一条平行的橘色斑纹,配上斑马原有的底色,更显得此斑纹明显且漂亮,乍看之下宛如一条红光划过,性情温和且活泼,杂食性,体长可达3公分
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