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Celestial Pearl Danio - CPD

Hobbyist Bred and Raised in USA

Celestichthys margaritatus


Current Price: $8.99

Stock Level: 4

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Natural Range: Salween River Drainage and ponds near Hooping, Myanmar

Estimated Size at Shipping: 0.5" give or take a bit

Max Size: 0.75", maybe as big as 1"

Overview: This fish needs no introduction. A favorite nano fish of many aquarists due to its pleasing pattern, bright colors, and peaceful disposition. These have a limited natural range. Luckily, fish farms around the world are breeding and raising them in large numbers. These are commonly referred to as "CPDs" in the trade.

Setup Considerations: In the wild, these fish use aquatic plants for spawning sites and security. If provided clumps of plants, yarn spawning mops, or other cover, they will feel much more secure and will be more outgoing. We find that, if kept in large groups, these fish settle in quickly and are not shy. If only a few are kept, they are much more likely to hide.

Specific Care Requirements: Unlike the common name implies, these are not actually danios and they are much slower swimmers and eaters than danios. When selecting tank mates, keep in mind that CPDs will be bothered by boisterous fish (like danios) and will need enough time with the food to get a full meal.

Diet: Peaceful Carnivore: These fish eat very small critters in the wild. Ours eat flakes, pellets, wafers, frozen foods, and live foods. Baby brine shrimp are a favorite treat.

Refered to by many names in the trade, including Celestial Pearl Danio, Galaxy Rasbora, and CPD.

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Location: WY, United States

Shipping: Please review checkout for final shipping options based on items selected, quantity, and groupings.

  • UPS Next Day Giant: Fits 80 for $69.99
  • UPS Next Day Large: Fits 28 for $49.99
  • UPS Next Day Small: Fits 7 for $39.99
  • UPS Next Day Medium: Fits 17 for $45.99