Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

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The Lake Kutubu rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 12 environment.

The scales of Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish are one of the truest blues you will ever see on a freshwater fish! The Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish is a beautiful fish with an endearing personality. More

Although the Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish has a large mouth, its throat tends to be narrow. Foods fed should be small in size. Its omnivore diet should include prepared flake, frozen, and live foods. More

The Lake Kutubu rainbowfish (Melanotaenia lacustris) is a species of fish in the Melanotaeniidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

The Lake Kutubu 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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view this recently viewed fish The Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish is a beautiful and well-suited aquarium fish being peaceful, hardy, active and shoaling. The fish shows good colour early on, and as with other rainbowfish, intensifies with age. More

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The Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish- Melanotaenia lacustris (Munro 1964); The Cobalt Blue Rainbowfish; Turquoise Blue Rainbowfish. More

Common names

Aquamarin-Regenbogenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Kutubu-Regenbogenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Lake Kutubu rainbowfish in English
Lake Kutubu-regnbuefisk in Danish (dansk)
Melanotaenia lacustris in Breton (brezhoneg)
Melanotaenia lacustris in Portuguese (Português)
Sinisateenkaarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
湖虹銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
湖虹銀漢魚 in Unknown
湖虹银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
湖虹银汉鱼 in Unknown

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Melanotaenia
Species : Melanotaenia lacustris
Authority : Munro, 1964