Dark Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia nigrans)

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Dark Rainbowfish

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Dark Rainbowfish

Melanotaenia nigrans

208 Litres (55 US G.)

6-10 cm (2.4-3.9")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.2 - 6.0

18 -24 °C (64.4-75.2°F)

10-15 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Melanotaeniidae





Additional names

Dark Rainbowfish, Black-Banded Rainbowfish

Additional scientific names

Atherina nigrans


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males tend to be more colourful than females. Females are also smaller than males.

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