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RED STRIPED RAINBOW

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RED STRIPED RAINBOW

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size:
Temperament:

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8 - 7.8
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Southern New Guinea

 

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

When young, looks like Checkered and Eastern Rainbows, but as it matures, develops more intense red stripes along the body. Best kept in a planted tank with plenty of open swimming space.

 

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