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Rosy Danios

Last Updated: 2/21/14

Three of my rosy danios on 11/29/08.

Quick Information
Description
Setup and Water Preferences
Sexing
Breeding
My Rosy Danios
Links and Pictures and Video

For general danio sort of information, see my zebra danio page. The rosy danios are similar in many ways.

Quick Information

Common names: Rosy danio, purple passion danio, rose danio
Scientific/Latin names: Danio roseus
Maximum length: 3 inches
Colors: Clear, small amounts of red and purple
Temperature preference: Unknown (mine are at 80 degrees F)
pH preference: 6 to 7
Hardness preference: Soft to medium
Salinity preference: Low to medium
Compatibility: Good but fast like most danios!
Life span: Unknown, probably 3 to 8 years
Ease of keeping: Moderate
Ease of breeding: Moderate to Hard

Description

Setup and Water Preferences

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Rosy danios should like the same sort of conditions as other danios with soft to moderate water of a pH slightly acidic. In most ways, their setup and water preferences are most likely the same as zebra danios.

Sexing

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Breeding

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My Rosy Danios

I bought my four fish on 7/6/08 and put them in my 20 gallon tank. They are all about an inch long. They are behaving like most of my other species of danios have. When I bought them, the store called them "purple passion danios" and Danio roseum. I found out that they are Danio roseus instead when I did an internet search.

As of 9/24/11, there are only two rosy danios left. I never did confirm any fry from them.

By 2012, only one rosy danio was left. He/she developed anorexia and a bent spine (perhaps fish tuberculosis) and wobbled around for a month or so. He/she was last seen in early March of 2012. All of my rosy danios are presumed dead.

Links and Pictures

I was taking photos of a baby panda cory on 11/29/08 when I captured the rosy danios in the photos too.
Four rosy danios - the fish on the upper left is a glowlight danio
Four rosy danios

When I took photos of a lot of panda cories on 6/20/09, I also got these photos of the rosy danios.
Four rosy danios
Four rosy danios - close-up of the last photo.
Two rosy danios

Rosy danio among the floating fern in the 20 gallon tank on 5/19/10.


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