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Japanese Rice Fish - Galaxy Pearl Medaka

Japanese Rice Fish - Galaxy Pearl Medaka

Regular price $7.00 USD
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Scientific Name: Oryzias latipes

Galaxy Pearl Medaka

Water Parameters: Japanese Rice Fish prefer water temperature between 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F) and pH level between 6.5 to 7.5.

Description: Japanese Rice Fish, also known as medaka, is a small freshwater fish native to Japan and parts of Asia. They have a slender body shape and can grow up to 2.5 cm in length. Their coloration varies from silver to gold, with iridescent scales that shimmer in the light. They are easy to care for and make great aquarium pets.

Location: Japanese Rice Fish are found in rice paddies, marshes, and streams in Japan and parts of Asia. They are also commonly found in aquariums around the world.

Interesting Facts:

  • Japanese Rice Fish are hardy and adaptable, able to survive in a wide range of water conditions.
  • They are popular in aquaponics systems as they can tolerate low oxygen levels and provide natural pest control for crops.
  • In Japan, medaka is a symbol of good luck and is often given as a gift to celebrate important events such as weddings and births.
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