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Red Rainbowfish Glossolepis incisus

Category: Rainbow Fish & Blue Eyes

Size: 5-6cm

Price: £14.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 12 in stock

Diet: Adaptable

Care Level: Easy

Water Chemistry: More than pH 7 - Alkaline

Sociability: Peaceful

Schooling Fish: Yes

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Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 5-6cm

Glossolepis incisus (Red Rainbowfish)

When mature, this is a spectacular rainbowfish. Males are larger than the females and distinctly "high backed" in shape. They are also a brilliant metallic red. Females are more slender and have a silvery green colour.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Rainbowfish invariably make good companions for similar sized, 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 23-28 C
Size To 15 cm, though usually much smaller
Water Parameters Hard, alkaline water preferred
Water PH 7.0-8.0