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MACCULOCH'S RAINBOW (Melanotaenia maccullochi)

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Very peaceful and suitable for many communitgy aquaria, given its adaptibility regarding water chemistry and relatively small size. Good tankmates include other similarly-sized rainbowfish, characins, danios, barbs, dwarf cichlids, freshwater gobies, and catfish such as Corydoras.

Like other rainbowfish, it can be quite skittish and does far better when kept in a shoal of at least 6-8, preferably more. The males will also be encouraged to display their best colours in the company of conspecifics.

It’s found over a surprisingly wide range of biotopes, from clear, flowing streams to still, turbid ponds stained with tannins. Water chemistry also varies wildly across these habitats, making this an adaptable species (see water parameters below). The fish usually congregate around areas of cover, such as aquatic vegetation or submerged logs and branches