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CHAMELEON RAINBOW

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CHAMELEON RAINBOW

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 13 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

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

 

Range

Mamberamo River, West Papua

 

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

Also known as the Barred Rainbow, this species occurs in a wide range of geographic colour varieties across northern New Guinea. The Chameleon form displays a wide range of colours, depending on its mood. Ideal for large planted aquaria with open swimming space.

 

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