Bosemani Rainbow - Bundles

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Bosemani Rainbow - Bundles

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Scientific Name: Melanotaenia boesemani

Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. If you have any concerns about the size or colour of the livestock you wish to order, please contact our livestock team via our support centre before placing your order. Due to the large quantities of livestock orders daily, the livestock team will are unable to select fish / shrimp to meet specific gender or aesthetic needs.

Approximate purchase size : 4 - 6cm
All Pond Solutions will always endeavour to supply as close to the approximate size range as possible. Due to variations from suppliers on rare occasions this may not always be possible. Images used are to show the full potential of the fish when fully mature and are not always representative of juvenile specimens.

How easy are they to care for?
Most rainbows are hardy specimens and boesemani is no exception, although to display their best colours it is best kept in water conditions set out as below.

How large can they grow?
Males can reach 11cm with females reaching 8cm

Where in the world are they from?
Found in a very specific region of indonesia known as the Ajamaru lakes where aquatic vegetation grows very densely

What is the ideal number to keep together?
Best kept in shoals of 6 or more

What water conditions do they require?
Best suited to slightly alkaline water conditions of pH 7.0 - 8.0 in water temperatures in excess of 26 degrees C.

What should you feed them?
Will happily access a wide range of frozen, flake and pellet foods

How compatible are they with other fish?
Very peaceful, but they erratic movements can distrub slower more peaceful specimens

Can they be bred in captivity?
As with other Rainbow fish they are not overly hard to breed, however they are egg scatterers so if breeding is to be attempted it is advised to seperate groups into fry tanks to breed and then remove back to the main community to allow the fry to be raised.