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RED RAINBOW MALES

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RED RAINBOW MALES

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 15 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-24 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.0-8.0
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

New Guinea: Lake Sentani, West Papua

 

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

Male Red Rainbows become an intense red when displaying to females or to rival males. Excellent community fish, best kept in a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space.

 

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