LAKE WANAM RAINBOW (G.wanamensis)
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 12 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.8-7.8
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate
Lake Wanam, Papua New Guinea.
Eggs scattered among plants, usually spawns in morning. First food for fry: Powder foods, Vinegar eels.
Omnivorous, accepts most standard foods. Avoid beefheart, feed vegetable foods regularly.
Restricted to a Crater lake in PNG, considered endangered in the wild after the introduction of Tilapia to Lake Wanam. Males develop an extended anal fin with age, very attractive fish when mature. Best kept in a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space.
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