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Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish

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Neon Rainbow tetras¬†are active, pretty and hardy fish. They‚Äôre amazing neon colour will brighten up any tank. Dwarf rainbows are totally peaceful ‚Äď but need to be kept in a school of at least 6. They will be at their best in a planted tank with some free swimming space and a dark substrate.


Common Name Dwarf neon rainbowfish, Neon rainbowfish, Dwarf rainbowfish, Praecox rainbowfish
Scientific Name Melanotaeina praecox
Care Level Moderate
Maximum Size 6 cm
pH 6 - 8
Temperature 22¬įC - 28¬įC
Life Span Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish can live up to five years in good conditions. On average, they tend to live around 3 years, but that number is very dependent on the care they receive.
Behaviour Schooling, should be kept in as large of groups as possible. Dominant males may attack or kill subdominant males in small aquariums. Peaceful with most other comparably-sized fish.
Tank Region Middle/Top
Gender Males have red fins, Females have yellow and sometimes deep orange fins.

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1. Set live stock aside with transportation bag in room temperature place for 30 minutes.
2. Then transfer bag to float in aquarium for another 30 minutes
3. Use a fish net to transfer the live stock by scooping it from the bag into the tank.

NOTE: Do not release live stocks together with the transportation water into tank.