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PAGWI RAINBOW

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PAGWI 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

Northern New Guinea, near village of Pagwi

 

Reproduction

Eggs scattered among plants, usually spawns in morning. First food for fry: Powder foods, Vinegar eels.

 

Feeding

Omnivorous. Needs frozen or live foods.

 

Additional Comments

The Northern Rainbow (affinis) occurs in many colour forms across northern New Guinea, the population near the village of Pagwi is one of the most colourful forms of this species. Prefers a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space.

 

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