Dwarf Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia praecox)

Also known as Diamond Rainbow, Dwarf Neon Praecox Rainbowfish, Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish, Neon Rainbowfish, Praecox Neon Rainbowfish, Praecox Rainbow, Praecox Rainbowfish

Description

Also known as Diamond Rainbow, Dwarf Neon Praecox Rainbowfish, Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish, Neon Rainbowfish, Praecox Neon Rainbowfish, Praecox Rainbow, Praecox Rainbowfish.

Found in schools close to submerged logs, roots and aquatic vegetation, over marshes, swamps and swiftly flowing tributaries of the Mamberamo river.
They feed on algae, insects, mosquito larvae, plant material and worms.
Length - 5cm
Depth - ?
Asia - Mamberamo River, Indonesia

Popular aquarium fish! Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/10516

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