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Threadfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri)

Threadfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri)

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Discover the Threadfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri), a stunning and vibrant addition to the world of ornamental aquarium fish. Native to the clear, pristine waters of Northern Australia, these fish are a true aquatic masterpiece, admired by aquarists for their striking colors and peaceful nature.

Threadfin Rainbowfish are a visual delight with their remarkable colors. Their slender bodies are adorned with iridescent shades of blues, purples, and reds, creating a living kaleidoscope in your aquarium. These colors sparkle like jewels in the water, adding a touch of elegance to your aquatic sanctuary. Originating from the pristine waters of Northern Australia, Threadfin Rainbowfish thrive in well-maintained aquariums with live plants. They are excellent companions for other peaceful, small fish, making them perfect for community aquariums where their serene presence enhances the overall tranquility of the tank. Threadfin Rainbowfish are known for their social behavior, coming to life when kept in schools of six or more. Watch as they gracefully swim in synchronized patterns, adding a mesmerizing touch to your aquascape. A school of Threadfin Rainbowfish is not only visually captivating but also a joy for any aquarist to behold.

Why We Love Threadfin Rainbowfish:

  • Vibrant iridescent colors
  • Peaceful and social disposition
  • Ideal for community aquariums
  • Low maintenance and adaptable
  • Create harmonious displays

Recommended Tank Parameters:

  • Temperature: 72°F - 78°F (22°C - 26°C)
  • pH: 6.0 - 7.5, slightly acidic to neutral water preferred
  • Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
  • Peaceful community tank with other small, non-aggressive species

Caring for Threadfin Rainbowfish:

  • Diet: Omnivorous. A diet of high-quality flake and pellet foods supplemented with live or frozen treats.
  • Social Behavior: Peaceful, thrive in schools
  • Origin: Indigenous to Northern Australia
  • Adult Size: Approximately 1.5 - 2 inches (4 - 5 cm)
  • Average Purchase Size: 1 inch - 1.5 inches (2.5 - 3.8 cm)

Threadfin Rainbowfish, with their stunning beauty and serene disposition, are a must-have addition to your aquatic world. Add these aquatic masterpieces to your aquarium and let them infuse it with a vibrant and elegant touch. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing realm of Threadfin Rainbowfish – the vivacious centerpiece of your aquatic haven.

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