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Important questions about zebra danios!

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Hey guys.
I am looking for a "starter fish" for my 20 gallon planted aquarium.
I want some Zebra Danios, but I hear they breed a lot.
Do they breed a lot uncontrollably like Guppies or no?
I really do not want my tank over run by Zebra Danios, because I would like other fish in the future.
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I think they are easy to breed but they lay eggs and usually egg layers don't breed in community tanks since other fish keep eating their eggs. I have never had them breed in any tanks I have kept them in so I don't think you need to worry about it.
I think they need shallow water to breed. They are a great starter fish as they are practically unkillable but you will likely gravitate away from them after a year or two as they are just too active which is unsettling to the more placid fish. See if you can find celestial pearl danios, they are much prettier.
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