Threadfin rainbowfish in breeding condition is a spectacular sight. Healthy and well-bread adults display many different intense colors. Meinkin described them, also called Featherfin Rainbowfish, in 1974. They are found around Indonesia, New Guinea and Northern Australia. They are not endangered fish species.




This aquarium fish is tiny and streamlined. The male’s basic body color is silver but colors vary based on health, diet and environment conditions and have a longer fin and display more intense colors than females. Females are a rich honey color with green tints and translucent fins. The fish grow up to 2 inches (5cm).




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