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Celebes Rainbow - Medium
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Excellent schooling community fish. Very lively and peaceful. Likes planted tank but with plenty of swimming room. Display vigorous courting rituals. Best in a group of 6 to 8.
Scientific Name: Telmatherina ladigesi
Origin: "Sulawesi, Indonesia (Celebes Islands)"
Compatibility with Planted Aquariums: Compatible.
Care and Handling: "These fish are excellent community inhabitants. They should not be kept with larger more aggressive species such as large cichlids and barbs. However, they do very well with blue and gold German Rams. They are also excellent choices for planted aquariums."
What to Do Before You Receive: Adjust your tank to within the following parameters: PH between 6.4 and 6.8(PH can be allowed to rise after acclimation). Temperature between 74 and 78 degrees F. These conditions are ideal for receiving our Blue-Eyes and other fish. Once your new fish are at home in your tank you can let the PH and temperature values fluctuate to within the wider range of values as discussed in the Care and Handling section. Hardness does not matter as long as you have met the above conditions. Your fish will be shipped in approximately one half gallon of water. Be sure your tank has room for the extra water.
What to Do When You Receive: "Before you open the box, be sure you have prepared your tank as discussed in the previous section and are ready to introduce new fish to your tank. If you other animals already in your tank you may want to feed them moderately before starting. 1)Turn all tank lights out. 2)Remove bag from box and float in tank unopened for 5 minutes. 3)Open top of bag and add about two cups tank water to bag. 4)Let fish acclimate in this mixed water for about 5 minutes. You can clip the top of the bag to the side of the tank with a clothes pin. 5)Add two cups tank water to bag every 5 minutes until bag is almost full, then release fish into to tank. 6)Wait 15 minutes to turn tank lights back on."
Size of Fish: 2 inches