Emerald Dwarf Rasbora (Celestichthys erythromicron) – Group of 5 Fish


A popular and attractively marked dwarf cyprinid, the Emerald Dwarf Rasbora is technically not a rasbora at all despite its common name and is in fact a member of the Danio family. Found in the clear, vegetation-rich waters of Inle Lake in Myanmar, the species is considered threatened in the wild although it is bred on a large scale in Indonesia and elsewhere for the aquarium trade. With their tiny adult size and attractive banded pattern, they are a popular species among nano and planted tank hobbyists and make for an impressive display when kept in a group. A schooling, social species, they should be kept in groups of at least 5 fish (10 or more is ideal) and tankmates should be chosen with caution as they may spook this small and somewhat shy fish.


Emerald Dwarf Rasbora (Celestichthys erythromicron) – Group of 5 Fish

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will readily feed on most prepared and frozen foods in the aquarium
Adult Size: .75″
Recommended Tank Size: 10gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful with almost all tankmates, but due to their small size should not be kept with larger, fast-moving fish

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.8 – 7.8
Temp:                     76-80F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

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