McCULLOCHS RAINBOW - CAIRNS
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 6-7 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.0-7.6
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate
Disjointed distribution across northern Australia, also in southern New Guinea and Torres Straits Islands.
Eggs scattered among plants, usually spawns in morning. First food for fry: Powder foods, Vinegar eels.
Omnivorous, accepts most standard foods. Avoid beefheart.
Also knows as the Dwarf Rainbow, this species has a disjointed distribution across Australia and PNG, the population found just to the south of Cairns has attractive pink-red fins when displaying. Best kept with other smaller sized fishes in a planted tank.
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