Danionella translucida

6. July 2007

Danionella translucida would have earned an entry in the Guiness book of world records. The largest measured individual was only 12mm long, thus acts it with this species around the smallest vertebrate anima. Apart from their extreme smallness the absence of sheds, as well as the high transparency of the dwarves are noticeable. They origin from Myanmar the former Burma, where they inhabit slowly-flowing, well planted streams. They place no special requirements for care, should not however naturally not with lively fish be associated. A small aquarium (50cm) is sufficient for a group of these interesting fish. Breed attempts should be undertaken f the fish are well fed with Artemia Naupliae and sieved life food. According to the waters in their habitat the water should be soft and easily sour. Reports on successful breeding are not known. (Photo: Erwin Schraml, Text: Klaus Diehl)

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Herkunft Myanmar