Celebes Rainbowfish Guide


Scientific name(s): 

Telmatherina ladigesi

Max size: 

6.5 cm

Temperament: 

Peaceful schooling fish

Suggested for: 

Community tanks with small to medium sized community fish, planted tanks.

Temperature: 

24 to 28°C

Origin: 

Asia

Comments:

These are active schooling fish, happiest in a tank with some open room for swimming and some planted areas. They are sensitive to changes in water quality and should be acclimatized carefully. Small regular partial water changes are recommended to keep water quality stable.

Suggested foods: 

A good quality tropical flake or granules, frozen shrimp and worms foods, daphnia.

Sexing: 

males are more colourful and have extended fin filaments.

Expect to pay: 

around $6.00 to $7.00

Availability: 

fairly good

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