Forktail rainbowfish - Pseudomugil furcatus
Scientific name: Pseudomugil furcatus
Common name: Forktail rainbowfish
Usual size in fish tanks: 4 - 5 cm (1.57 - 1.97 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 7 - 8
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 8 - 18°N (142.86 - 321.43ppm)
0°C 32°F30°C 86°F
Recommended temperature: 22 - 24 °C (71.6 - 75.2°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: Oceania
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Top levels
Flakes and vegetable/beef granules.
Males’ fins are brighter.
They are egg-layers. Eggs are usually laid on plants or even rocks.
2-3 years. Tell us if less/more, please.
We updated the profile based upon Elmer’s comment (see it below).
Bought by aqua-fish.net from jjphoto.dk.