Emerald Eye Rasbora (Rasbora dorsiocellata)

Emerald Eye Rasbora (Rasbora dorsiocellata)


  • Family: Cyprinidae
  • Origin: Asia
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Color Form: Black, Green, White
  • Care Level: Moderate
  • Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Water Conditions: 73-79° F, KH 3-7, pH 6.0-7.5


The Emerald Eye Rasbora is a beautiful species of Rasbora that originates from the streams and tributaries of Asia. They have an elongated body shape with a prominent dorsal fin. The dorsal fin is yellow in coloration with a black dot in the center. They are a peaceful, schooling fish that will add a diversity of form and activity to your community aquarium.

The Emerald Eye Rasbora needs a well-established, densely planted aquarium with plenty of free-swimming space available. This species does well in a community aquarium with other peaceful and similarly sized species.

An omnivore, this Rasbora does well on a diet of prepared flake food, as well as freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex.

Approximate Purchase Size: 3/4″ to 1-1/2″


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