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UTCHEE CREEK RAINBOW

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UTCHEE CREEK RAINBOW

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 7-8 cm
Temperament: Peaceful,community fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

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

 

Range

Tributaries of North and South Johnstone Rivers, far north Queensland

 

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

This smaller sized rainbow is very nice, developing distinctive red stripes along the body and red spotted fins. Best kept in a planted tank with some open swimming space.

 

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