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


Origin

Sexing

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

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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