(Other members of the genus Melanotaenia)
ADULT SIZE: 8 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Moderately hard and alkaline
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-30 C
FOOD: Feed Melanotaenia papuae small live-foods and fine grade dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from New Guinea
AQUARIUM CARE: This species of rainbowfish inhabits rainforest streams and rivers in Papua New Guinea. It should be given a typical rainbowfish set-up: open water for swimming, preferably planted at the back and sides
Best kept with different species of rainbowfish and other peaceful fish of the lower strata
Other members of the genus Melanotaenia
Other rainbowfish species
Other species from New Guinea
Two male Melanotaenia papuae
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