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LAKE KUTUBU (TURQUOISE) RAINBOW

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LAKE KUTUBU (TURQUOISE) RAINBOW

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 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

Lake Kutubu in Papua New Guinea highlands.

 

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

This popular Rainbow from the New Guinea Highlands is very distinctive, developing a bright turquoise-blue colour when mature. Ideal for a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space, best kept in a small group.

 

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