Goldie River Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia goldiei)

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Goldie River Rainbowfish

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Goldie River Rainbowfish

Melanotaenia goldiei

170 Litres (45 US G.)

11-12 cm (4.3-4.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.8

25 -28 °C (77-82.4°F)

8-10 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Melanotaeniidae





Additional names

Goldie River Rainbowfish

Additional scientific names

Aristeus goldiei


Origin

Sexing

Mature males are much more vivid in colour than females. On mature males, the first dorsal fin will overlap the second dorsal fin.

Tank compatibility

A peaceful and sociable fish that should be kept in groups of 4-5 or more. A good mix of males and females (more females to males) will show the male's true colours as they display to each other. Keep with other peaceful fish.

Diet

Will accept most foods including pellet and flake, as well as live/frozen food like bloodworm and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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