Melanotaenia parva
Melanotaenia parva

Melanotaenia parva

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Approximately 2 inches in purchase size, mixed males and females. 

Hobbyist bred high quality rainbowfish. These are descendants of wild caught fish. They are NOT farm bred wholesale fish. 

Melanotaenia parva is currently known only from Lake Kurumoi, a small and isolated lake situated on the isthmus that links the Vogelkop Peninsula with the rest of New Guinea. Melanotaenia parva was very abundant in Lake Kurumoi and most specimens were collected along the shoreline of the lake amongst dense aquatic vegetation. This lake is characterized by a predominantly muddy shore and the water is very turbid.

Care Level: Easy

Temperament: Peaceful

Diet: Omnivore

Temp: 72 - 78°

pH: 6.5 -7.5

*Product Photo is for reference only. Fish are sold as juveniles and may not display same amount of color until proper age.