Western Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia australis

PASES Aqua supplies Western rainbowfish for most of the year.

One of the most common in the wild but one of the lesser common rainbows in aquarium stores. Found in Northern WA & parts of the NT

Diet: Omnivore – feeds on filamentous algae, aquatic and terrestrial insects, microcrustaceans, snails and other small invertebrates.

PH: 6-8 Very tolerant of a large range.

Size: 12cm

Temperature: Warm water, 23-28c preferred.

Housing Requirements: Any aquarium over 150L.

Compatibility: Not aggressive, will eat very small fish. Best kept in schools. Enjoys planted aquariums.


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