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Australian Rainbowfish

Family: Melanotaeniidae
Species: Melanotaenia fluviatilis
Note: *** There is some question on the actual validity of this as a separate species.
Common Name: Australian Rainbowfish
Size: Up to 4 inches (10 cm)
Habitat: AUSTRALIA: Streams and rivers around the northeast coast of Australia.
Min Tank Size: At least 30 gallons for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, frozen, flake and live.
Behavior: Active and peaceful. Schooling, more than 6 recommended.
Water: pH 7.0 to 7.5, 5-12° dH , temperature 72 to 79°F  (22-26°C)
Care: Easy. Benefits from frequent partial water changes.
Communities: Good. 
Suitability: Good for all. 

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