Papua New Guinea, Markham and Omsis River systems
Eggs scattered among plants, usually spawns in morning. First food for fry: Powder foods, Vinegar eels.
Omnivorous, accepts most standard foods. Avoid beefheart.
Very distinctive with its large black spots. Best kept on its own or with similar sized gentle types in a planted tank with open swimming space. One of the rarer NG rainbows, can be quite delicate and does not prosper when kept with larger species.