Family: Telmatherinidae

Telmatherina bonti

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Size: Up to 2½ inches (6.5 cm)
Habitat: ASIA: Lake Towuti and near Malili and also in Lake Mahalona, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Min Tank Size: At least a 30 gallon for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, frozen, flake and live.
Behavior: Active and peaceful. Schooling, more than 6 recommended. Males can become very aggressive.
Water: Temperature 71°F to 75°F (22°-24° C), ph 7.0 – 8.0, Medium hardness, dH 1 to 40°
Note: There is little actual information on the care and upkeep of this species. The information below is general for all rainbows.
Care: Easy, provide plants and good water circulation.
Communities: Good, if kept with fish of similar needs.
Suitability: Good for all.

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