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Red Rainbowfish

Family: Melanotaeniidae
Species: Glossolepis incisus
Common Name: Red Rainbowfish
Size: Up to 4.75 inches (12 cm) females slightly smaller.
Habitat: Indonesia: Lake Sentani in Irian Jaya.
Min Tank Size: At least a 40 gallon long for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, frozen, flake and live.
Behavior: Active and peaceful. Schooling, more than 6 recommended. 
Water: Temperature 72°F to 77°F (22°-25° C), ph 7.0 - 8.0, Medium hardness, dH 9 to 19°
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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