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how to cultivate Rainbowfish

how to cultivate Rainbowfish

Rainbowfish is a type of omnivorous fish. The body length of this fish can reach 7 cm.

Rainbowfish live in groups and if the fish are kept in aquariums in large numbers, it will be beautiful to look at.

The water temperature for raising Rainbowfish in both fish ponds or aquariums is around 25-28 degrees Celsius.

The pH value of the water used to keep these fish is 7-7.5. And for the level of water hardness which is 10-12 dH.

This fish is very beautiful to see because the body color is like a rainbow.

Rainbowfish spawning can be done in fish ponds or in aquariums.

in spawning ponds can be equipped with lush water plants.

the ratio of male and female parent is 1: 4.

when spawning the parent fish will spread its eggs at the root of the plant. Laying fish eggs is usually done in the morning around 6.30.

when it has finished spawning, the parent fish should be taken and the fish eggs left in the spawning container until they hatch.

hatching eggs can also be done in aquariums, water tanks or fish ponds.

The time to hatch is rather long, which is 10-12 days. The height of the water in the hatchery pond should be no more than 15 cm so that oxygen can get to the bottom of the pond.

if the eggs are hatched in an aquarium the water level of the aquarium can be 30 cm but the aquarium must be aerated.

the newly hatched Rainbowfish larvae immediately start swimming. When the fish begin to swim, the water in the container must be partially replaced.

first larvae feeds in the form of "infusoria". a few days later the feed can be replaced with water fleas.

the size of fish for sale is around 4 cm which can be reached at 4 months of age.


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