Dwarf Rainbowfish Tropical Fish InformationMelanotaenia praecox
Behaviour Peaceful, shoaling, active
Typical size 6cm
Max size 8cm
Tank Area Middle, top, all
Min Tank Size 60cm
Min Number 4
Temp Min: 23℃ Max: 28℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 6-8.5
Dwarf Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia praecox)
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The Praecox Rainbowfish is an attractive shoaling rainbowfish which has the same peaceful and active nature as many other fish of the genus. A group of these fish will adapt well to most aquariums and will add a nice dash of metallic colour. Darker tanks, or tanks with darker substrates will help to show off the fishes colours.
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