Melanotaenia trifasciata "Goyder River" is one of the more colorful Australian rainbowfish. They get a nice black lateral stripe, red bodied with red fins and black tips. A smaller species of Melanotaenia maxing out at 4 inches. However some stay as small as 3 inches. A great addition to planted community aquariums. However they are boisterous eaters so they do not match well with shy fish.
Approximately 2 inches in purchase size, mixed males and females.
Care Level: Easy
Temp: 72- 85°
pH: 6.5 - 8.0