he Galaxy Rasbora is a tropical fish that has remained a favorite amongst aquarists since its discovery in 2006. This fish is one of the latest additions to the aquarium trade that caused a great hit with fish keepers worldwide. The fish has got a fantastic coloration on its body, the reason why it is one of the most sought tropical fish for aquariums. Indeed its unique colors look so good that a section of fish keepers was skeptical of it and thought that the colors were sort of a ploy to hoodwink the public into buying it. Surprisingly, when seen in an aquarium, the fish looks even more stunningly beautiful than even from photos.
The name of the fish has just changed from Galaxy Rasbora to Celestial Pearl Danio. Researchers did this after they established that the fish is closely related to the Danios fish species. When the researchers first discovered the fish, it used to be called the Microrasbora sp.
|Information Chart||Galaxy Rasbora|
|Scientific Name:||Danio Margaritatus|
|Color:||Red with white spots|
|Lifespan:||3 to 5 years|
|Size:||Up to 1 inch long|
|Minimum Tank Size:||10 gallons|
|Temperature:||73 to 79 degrees F|
|Water Conditions:||pH 6.5 to 7.5, 2 to 10 dKH|
|Tank Mate Compatibility||Schooling fish|