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Kamaka Rainbowfish Melanotaenia kamaka
Category: Rainbow Fish & Blue Eyes
Price: £12.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 20 in stock
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 kamaka (Kamaka Rainbowfish)
A sturdy, deep-bodied rainbowfish with a distinctly metallic sheen. Exact colouration varies, with males in particular being able to change their colours according to mood. Peculiar to males is a dark patch between the eye and the pectoral fins. Females less finely marked, and less deep bodied.
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:
|Size||6 to 8 cm|
|Water Parameters||Adaptable, but avoid soft water|