Threadfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri)

Also known as Dwarf Rainbow, Dwarf Rainbowfish, Featherfin Rainbow, Featherfin Rainbowfish, Threadfin Rainbow, Werneri, Werners Rainbowfish

Description

Also known as Dwarf Rainbow, Dwarf Rainbowfish, Featherfin Rainbow, Featherfin Rainbowfish, Threadfin Rainbow, Werneri, Werners Rainbowfish.

Found in small schools around the edges of slow flowing billabongs, drainage ditches, lagoons, swampy ponds and rivers rich in vegetation.
Colours highly variable especially between juvenile to adult.
They feed on algae and micro-crustaceans.
Length - 4cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Asia, Oceania

Rainbow fish are colourful freshwater fish found a lot in the aquarium trade.. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/22673

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