Where do Zebra Danios come from?

Where do Zebra Danio fish originate from?

Danios, fishes belonging to the family Cyprinidae, are believed to originate from south and southeast Asia. You will find the Zebra Danio distributed in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Nepal and across southern Asia. Over the years Danios have been traditionally one of the most popular tropical fish kept by hobbyists.

Zebra Danio's are so named due to the striped patterning on the body. Danios are a shoaling species that can encourage timid species to venture out, and have been referred to as 'dither fish' due to their active nature. 

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