Irian Red Rainbow

Rainbow Fish | Red Irian Rainbow

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Regular price $ 49.99 Sale

(Please note that the fish shown in the photo is only a representative of what an adult specimen would look like. The color may vary based on the age and sex of the fish you receive.)

Scientific Name:  Glossolepis incisis

Common Name: Red Rainbowfish, Salmon Rainbowfish, Irian Red Rainbowfish, New Guinea Rainbowfish

Adult Size: 4.5 inches

Life Expectancy: 13 - 15 years

Habitat: Indonesia

Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions:

  • Temperature Range: 72 - 77° F
  • pH Range: 7.0 - 8.0
  • Water Hardness: 9 - 19

Temperament: Peaceful

Diet & Nutrition: The fish are omnivorous and should be fed a quality flake food with supplemental proteins such as baby brine shrimp. 

Breeding & Spawning: Egg layer; reproduces more easily in a separate breeding tank with a moss substrate. Courtship begins with the male displaying his brightest colors.

Gender: Males are bright red and females are silvery in appearance.

Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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