Boesemani Rainbowfish

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The Boesemani Rainbow fish is a very colorful, and beautiful, and it can be bought commonly, in many varieties of color, (including rainbow)! The Boesemani Rainbowfish is found at most pet stores, but not all colors are always available. The Boesemani Rainbowfish is a Labyrinth Fish. This fish, needs a slightly larger aquarium, due to its capability of getting over 6 inches. A 40 gallon is recommended.

*The males are significantly more colorful than the females

*Boesemanis are schooling fish.

Family: Melanotaeniidae

Origin: Eastern Australia

Size: 6 inches

pH: 7.0-8.0

Tank requirements: 29 gallons

Temperature: 80-86 degrees Fahrenheit

Rarity: common

Difficulty: easy

Fish Conflict: Boesemanis Rainbowfish are very peaceful fish, until threatened. Despite what the media might say about the aggression of these fish towards their own species, these fish are shoaling fish, and need groups of 4 or more. These fish, can defend themselves if necessary, and make a great addition to a tank.

Overall, the coaxing color and vibrancy of this fish makes him a great pet!!


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