Are rainbowfish good community fish?

Are rainbowfish good community fish?

Are rainbowfish good community fish?

Species Overview Rainbowfish make great additions to a community tank. Their sleek, oblong bodies are made for speed, and they constantly make laps back and forth through the aquarium. Many species grow to 3 to 4 inches in length and a small group of these fish can add extraordinary color to your tank.

What fish can I keep with rainbow fish?

Melanotaeniid rainbowfish are peaceful yet active and get along with most similarly sized, non-aggressive fish. Different species can be mixed together and can also be kept with larger tetras, peaceful barbs, rasboras, danios, catfish and even non-aggressive cichlids such as Kribensis.

Are Rainbow fish good for beginners?

It is easy to design the perfect aquarium because the conditions of their natural habitat are simple to replicate. Many other species enjoy similar water conditions, so picking tank mates is easy too. Beginners will find that Boesemani Rainbowfish make a great starting point for the fishkeeping hobby.

Will rainbow fish eat neon tetras?

If your tank is well planted and you get atleast 20-30 neons, they will do fine provided your rainbows don’t attack them on sight. I’ve had luck keeping them with rainbows when they were added when the rainbows were around 2″.

Why do my rainbow fish keep dying?

10 Reasons Fish Die in a Tank Stress: Stress is the number-one killer of aquarium fish. Lack of Tank Preparation: Failure to cycle a new tank can cause problems. Poor Water Conditions: When the water goes bad, fish start to die. Overfeeding: This one is easy to get wrong, but so important to get right.

Who is eating my neon tetras?

Fish Herder Usually the biggest fish that has the biggest mouth is the one that is eating them… Next is, any fish that has mouth that is big enough to fit the Neon into its mouth will eat them.

How big do rainbow Tetras get?

Most species of rainbowfish are less than 12 cm (4.7 in) in length, with some species measuring less than 6 cm (2.4 in), while one species, Melanotaenia vanheurni, reaches lengths of up to 20 cm (7.9 in). They live in a wide range of freshwater habitats, including rivers, lakes, and swamps.