Red Rainbowfish Care Sheet

Red RainbowfishProfile and Description
SizeUp to 6 inches or 15 cm
Fish HardinessRelatively easy to keep
Water Temperature70 - 82 ºF or 21 - 28 ºC
Water pH7.0 - 8.0 pH
Water Hardness10 - 25 dH
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful schooling fish
Number of same species in one aquariumSix
Community FishYes
SexesMales are a brighter red than the females which are more silvery yellow to brown
StrataTop to middle
FoodLive, frozen or freeze dried blood worms or brine shrimp. Other live foods and some flakes
BreedingRelatively easy to breed
Breeding temperature77 - 82 °F or 25 - 28 °C
Other namesSalmon Red Rainbowfish
Scientific nameGlossolepis incisus
Lifespan5 to 7 years

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