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AXELROD'S RAINBOW (C.AXELRODI)

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AXELROD'S RAINBOW (C.AXELRODI)

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Advanced
Max Growth Size: 10-12 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8-7.8
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Yungkiri stream, Papua New Guinea

 

Reproduction

Eggs scattered among plants, usually spawns in morning. First food for fry: Powder foods, Vinegar eels.

 

Feeding

Omnivorous, accepts most standard foods. Avoid beefheart.

 

Additional Comments

Rainbowfish prefer a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space. Axelrod's Rainbow is one of the rarest PNG rainbows in the aquarium hobby. May look plain at first, but very attractive when settled: silvery-white overlaid with bold dark markings. Shoaling fish.

 

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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.