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SPOTTED RAINBOW

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SPOTTED RAINBOW

Keeping Snapshot

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

 

Preferred Water Parameters

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

 

Range

Papua New Guinea, Markham and Omsis River systems

 

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

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.

 

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