The elder hobbyists will know this nice blue-eye from India under the name of O. melastigmus; but this is another species, which is hardly ever kept in aquaria. Our O. dancena originate from the area around Calcutta in India, where they live along with so popular fish species like the zebra fish (Danio rerio) and the dwarf gourami (Colisa lalia). O. dancena is an absolutely peaceful schooling fish that preferably swims near the water surface. It becomes about 4 cm long.
For our customers: the fish have code 339602 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.
Text & photos: Frank Schäfer