Axelrods Rasbora Care Sheet

Axelrods RasboraAquarium Fish Care
SizeUp to 1 inch or 2.5 cm
OriginSouth East Asia
Natural habitatSwamps and slow moving streams with heavy vegetation
Fish HardinessRelatively easy to keep
Water Temperature70 - 81 ºF or 21 - 27 ºC
Water pH5.0 – 7.0 pH
Water Hardness1 - 7 dH
StrataAll but mostly middle
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful
Number of same species in one aquariumSix or more, more is better
Minimum tank size10 gallons or 40 liters for every group of six fish
Community FishYes
Compatible withOther peaceful Danios, Cory Cats, Plecos, Glass Catfish, peaceful Tetras, Hatchetfish, peaceful Rasboras, Guppies, Halfbeaks and Loaches
SexesNot very easy to determine, males may be slimmer and more colorful than females
FoodFlake food supplemented with live or frozen daphnia, blood worms or brine shrimp, food particles needs to be very small
BreedingRelatively easy to breed
Breeding temperature77 – 81 °F or 25 - 27 °C
Other namesAxelrodi Rasbora
Scientific nameSundadanio axelrodi
Other Scientific namesRasbora axelrodi
Lifespan3 years

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