Giant danio

The Malabar Danio is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family .

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The Giant danio lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Giant Danio is aptly named, reaching two or three times the size of the other danios! Giant Danios tend to become the stars of the aquarium because of their beautiful markings and bubbly personalities. More

The Giant Danio is an excellent fish for the larger community aquarium. A blue-green background on the fish is intensified by its gold spots and lines. More

* Giant Danio - this danio can grow to 6 inches (15 cm). They are characterized by a blue and yellow torpedo shaped body with gray and clear fins. More

The Giant Danio is a sleek, athletic fish with a great disposition. It brings constant swimming action to a community tank and should be kept in schools of at least 3 to 5 fish. More

giant danio have now been reclassified into the Devario genus. In addition Devario acuticephala, Devario shanensis and Devario sondhii were also regarded at one time as being in the former genus Brachydanio. More

The Giant Danio (Devario aequipinnatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family Cyprinidae. Originating in Sri Lanka, Nepal, and the West coast of India, it grows to a maximum length of 6 inches (15 cm), making it one of the largest of the danionins. More

The Giant Danio is easy to breed in a large breeding tank. Remarks: A few color varieties are known. Fish are mature from 2.8" (7 cm) in length. Difficulty of care: 2. A robust species. More

The Giant Danio is an excellent beginner's fish, always active, easy to feed, peaceful and very tolerant of less than optimum aquarium conditions. More

I have two giant danios that I purchased as starter fish for my 55 gallon tank. More

Giant Danios are fast swimming fish that are great additions to a medium-sized community aquarium. The base color of the body, which is elongated, is blue-grey. Several yellow stripes and markings cover the fish. Fins are transparent with a hint of yellow. More

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Giant Danios are active, energetic, lively, fish that should be kept in an aquarium no smaller than a 50-gallon long. These fish can be kept in very small schools of 5 or more. More

Giant Danios have to be kept in schools of at least 5 or 6 to prosper. They sometimes school with Zebra Danios and usually get along with other fast swimming fish (fish that will tolerate its activity). More

Giant Danios are originally from the waters of the Indian Ocean, around the coasts of India and Sri Lanka. More

The Giant Danio is a true "giant" among danios. It can grow to a maximum length of four inches and is an excellent schooling fish in larger community aquariums. The Giant Danio is also a very attractive fish with captivating blue coloration. More

An egg layer, the Giant Danio is stimulated to spawn by sunlight. After roughly 300 eggs are produced, hatching occurs within 36 hours. Fry should be fed fine pieces of live foods. More

A giant among minnows: Giant danio can keep growing - November 27, 2006 Two fish that share much in common genetically appear to have markedly different abilities to grow, a finding that could provide a new way to research such More

A Giant Among Minnows: Giant Danio Can Keep Growing - December 1, 2006 A Giant Among Minnows: Giant Danio Can Keep Growing The giant danio and zebrafish share much in common genetically but appear to have markedly different abilities to grow. More

Giant Danios are great fish to own in a larger tank. Although they can live in a 30 gallon tank of at least 36 inch's in length they do even better in larger tanks of 48 inch's + because they are highly active. More

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The study "Zebrafish and giant danio as models for muscle growth: Determinate versus indeterminate growth as determined by morphometric analysis," was carried out by Biga and Frederick W. More

that the giant danio, unlike its cousin the zebrafish, appears to have the ability to recruit new muscle throughout its life. Humans have the same ability before birth, but mostly lose it after birth. More

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Common names

Balakimoru in Marathi (मराठी)
Ballandhu in Oriya (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
Balooki in Marathi (मराठी)
Chebli in Bengali (বাংলা)
Danie malabarská in Czech (česky)
Dánio malabarské in Czech (česky)
Dánio stejnopruhé in Czech (česky)
Danio velké in Czech (česky)
Devario malabaricus in Catalan (Català)
Devario malabaricus in Polish (polski)
Giant danio in English
Gigantskiy danio in Russian (русский язык)
Kaili in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Keyal meen in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Malabar danio in English
Malabarbarbe in Danish (dansk)
Malabarbärbling in German (Deutsch)
Malabardanio in Danish (dansk)
Malabardanio in Swedish (Svenska)
Ozhukkilatti in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Rath kailaya in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Saldanikana in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Selvaiparavai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Siniseeprakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Vannathipodi in Tamil (தமிழ்)
данио малабарский in Russian (русский язык)
ഒഴുക്കിലട്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
大 in Chinese (中文)
大 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Devario
Species : Devario malabaricus
Authority : Jerdon, 1849