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Family: Melanotaeniidae

Melanotaenia kamaka

Common Name:

Kamaka Rainbowfish

Size: Up to 5.5″ (14cm)
Habitat: Australia: Northern Territory and Queensland.
Min Tank Size: At least a 55 gallon for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous. Loves live blackworms, insects, frozen foods and flakes. Needs good source of edible vegetation as well.
Behavior: Peaceful, schooling species.
Water: Temperature 64°F to 72°F (18°-22° C), pH 6.5-7.2 no special requirements
Care: Difficult to keep.
Communities: Like most rainbows, caution with fish that have longer fins- they tend to nip.
Suitability: Must do research beforehand.

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