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Melanotaenia boesemani
Boesemans rainbow fish

Boesemans rainbow is a stunningly coloured fish, a reason why it is so popular in the aquarium hobby

Boesemans rainbow is a stunningly coloured fish, a reason why it is so popular in the aquarium hobby

These fish are very active, requiring a large tank in which to swim

These fish are very active, requiring a large tank in which to swim

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