How Long Do Glofish Live

GloFish have varied lifespans depending on the species, with an average range of 2-3 years for Bettas and up to 13 years for Rainbow sharks.

Here are the lifespans of the different types of GloFish:

  1. Zebra danios (Danio rerio): Approximately 3-5 years.
  2. Black skirt tetras (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi): Approximately 3-5 years.
  3. Tiger barbs (Puntius tetrazona): Approximately 3-5 years.
  4. Rainbow shark (Epalzeorhynchos frenatum): Up to 13 years.
  5. Betta fish (Betta splendens): Approximately 2-3 years.
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