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BANDED RAINBOW - GOYDER RIVER

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BANDED RAINBOW - GOYDER RIVER

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 12-14 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

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

 

Range

Goyder River and tributaries, Northern Territory

 

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, feed vegetable foods regularly.

 

Additional Comments

Rainbowfish prefer a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space. The Banded or Regal rainbow occurs in numerous geographic colour varieties, fish from the Goyder River (NT) are one of the nicest of Australian Rainbows: purple bodied with bright red body stripes and red and black fins.

 

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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.