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Danio dangila

Danio dangila

Danio dangila

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Subordo: Cyprinoidea
Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Danioninae
Genus: Danio
Species: D. dangila

Danio dangila, the Moustached Danio is a fish, and is the largest of the true Danios at up to 6 inches. It gains its name from its particularly long barbels. It is sometimes kept in aquariums.

Danio dangila details

* Maximum length: 6 inches 15 cm
* Colors: Brown, red, pink
* Temperature preference: 20-25 celsius
* pH preference: 6 to 7
* Hardness preference: Soft to medium
* Salinity preference: Low to medium
* Compatibility: Good but fast like most danios, a large fish requiring plenty of space
* Life span: Typically 3 to 5 years
* Ease of keeping: Moderate
* Ease of breeding: Moderate to hard

Former names and synonyms

* Cyprinus dangila
* Danio deyi
* Perilampus reticulatus
* Danio feegradei was originally deemed a synonym but has now been valid for many years
* Danio meghalayensis was deemed a synonym but is now understood to be valid


* "Danio dangila". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=688971. Retrieved 19 March 2006.
* Danio dangila on FishBase.

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