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Parkinson''s Rainbowfish Melanotaenia parkinsoni

Category: Rainbow Fish & Blue Eyes

Size: 4-5cm

Price: £9.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 8 in stock



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Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-5cm

Melanotaenia parkinsoni (Parkinson's Rainbowfish)

A silvery rainbowfish distingusihed by the rich sulphur yellow to orange colouration on the body and unpaired fins of the males. How much of this colour there is varies, but it is always confined to the back half of the fish. Females are much less brightly coloured.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Rainbowfish invariably make good companions for similar size, non-aggressive tankmates. They are hardy and long-lived, and tend to do well in hard, alkaline water making them a good choice for fishkeepers without access to the soft water preferred by barbs and tetras.

Breeding rainbowfish is generally not difficult. Eggs are scattered over open, sandy substrates and take about a week to hatch. Conditioning the parents on a good diet of live and frozen foods is important. The fry, once free swimming, will take small pond foods and brine shrimp nauplii.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Papua New Guinea
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 12 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid soft water
Water PH 7.3-7.8