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Neon Rainbowfish

Neon Rainbowfish

Shirlie L Sharpe
  • Scientific Name: Melanotaenia praecox
  • Common Name: Neon Rainbowfish
  • Family: Melanotaeniidae
  • Origin: New Guinea
  • Adult Size: 2.5 inches (6 cm)
  • Social: Peaceful
  • Lifespan: 3-4 years
  • Tank Level: Top, Mid dweller
  • Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
  • Diet:
  • Omnivore
  • Breeding: Egglayer
  • Care: Intermediate
  • pH: 6.5 - 7.0
    Hardness: soft
    Temperature: 75-82 F (22-28 C)

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