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This beautiful small shimmering bluish-silver Asian Rummynose is an excellent choice for those community aquariums with moderate to hard water conditions. As a shoaling species, they are best kept in groups of 6 or more fish. Normally, The males develop the red nose, females are plainer in colour. Browse our selection of live fish in Coburg Aquarium.

Features of Asian Rummynose Rasbora:

  • Adult males have milky, silvery-cerulean blue bodies with vermillion heads,Immature males and females are translucent olive-brown with metalic silver ventrum.
  • The caudal fin has a vermilion spot on each terminus
  • Asian Rummynose Rasbora is a small size fish

The Best Aquarium Size for Asian Rummynose Rasbora:

The minimum tank size for a small group of Asian Rummynose Rasboras is 25L. We always recommend going with larger aquariums if you have the space in your home and budget. Larger tanks will provide your fish with plenty of room to swim around and get comfortable.

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Tank Mate Compatibility:

The asian rummynose rasbora is a shoaling fish; it should be kept in schools of eight to 10 individuals. You can keep them with any fish as long it’s not large and predatory.

Great tank mates for Rasbora include:

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Feeding :

The fish have tiny mouths that aren’t always capable of getting around common fish foods, so keep things as small as possible. A combination of pellets or flakes, live frozen food like brine shrimp, bloodworms are excellent supplemental foods for your fish. Check out our Top Rated Natural Fish Foods.

Asian Rummynose Rasbora Fish Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

To mimic the asian rummynose rasbora’s natural environment, use a good filter that won’t create strong water movements. Standard filtration system will work perfectly for your fish.

Aquarium Plants

Asian Rummynose Rasboras love plants because they offer some protection if they ever feel threatened.

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Decorations for Rasbora

Asian Rummynose Rasboras are small fish. To mimic their natural environment, rock, cove driftwood can be placed in tanks.

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You can use a dark-colored sand substrate or gravel. These fish will not spend much time at the bottom of the tank, so you don’t need to worry about possible injury from the gravel.

A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.

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Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums for offices, hotels or restaurants. Coburg Aquarium, Australia's leading aquarium shop.

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Karen A.

Dead fish

Was only sent 4 not 5. 1 doa the others died within a few days in turn spreading disease and killing off another 6 fish in my tank. Definitely wont shop here again