02-20-2011, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by medic317
This is not even with a betta. The only fish i have in the tank right now are a pearl and zebra danio.
Other things than light are also at play here. A 6g is not sufficient space for danio, as these fish must be maintained in groups. They are shoaling fish, needing the company of others and interacting aqmong them. At least 6 of each species is recommended, but not in a 6g. Given the stress this causes the danio, adding bright light makes it moreso, as they don't like that either. Almost all forest fish occur in what we would consider dimly-lit waters. Please have a read of the profiles on both species, Zebra Danio and Pearl Danio, click on the shaded name to see the respective profile.