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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Rainbow Fish & Blue Eyes> Parkinson''s Rainbowfish Melanotaenia parkinsoni
Parkinson''s Rainbowfish Melanotaenia parkinsoni
Category: Rainbow Fish & Blue Eyes
Price: £9.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 8 in stock
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Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
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.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||Papua New Guinea|
|Water Parameters||Adaptable, but avoid soft water|