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MCCULLOCH'S RAINBOW - SKULL CREEK

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MCCULLOCH'S RAINBOW - SKULL CREEK

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 6-7 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8-7.6
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Australia: Skull Creek near northern tip of Cape York Peninsula

 

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.

 

Additional Comments

Also known as Dwarf Rainbow, this species has a disjointed distribution across Australia and PNG. These rainbows found at Skull Creek (near the tip of Cape York) have very boldly marked fins and bodies. Best kept with other smaller sized fishes in a planted tank.

 

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