Slender rainbowfish

The slender rainbowfish is a species of fish in the Melanotaeniidae family.

The Slender rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

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The slender rainbowfish 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. More

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Common names

Schlanker Regenbogenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Sirosateenkaarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Slank regnbuefisk in Danish (dansk)
Slender rainbowfish in English
細虹銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
細虹銀漢魚 in Unknown
细虹银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
细虹银汉鱼 in Unknown

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Melanotaenia
Species : Melanotaenia gracilis
Authority : Allen, 1978