Parkinson's rainbowfish

The Parkinson's rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 7.8, dH range: 8 environment.

The Parkinson's Rainbowfish, also sold as the Orange Rainbowfish, is moderately common. The going rate per fish is roughly $5.00 -$15.00 USD. More

Parkinson's Rainbowfish was scientifically described by Allen in 1980. Its scientific name is Melanotaenia parkinsoni. The species was first collected by Allen in 1978 from a tributary of the Kemp Welsh River. More

Do Parkinson's Rainbowfish need to be kept in a school like boesmani rainbows? will they join a school of boesmani and be happy? Logged mduros Gender: Female Tanks: 1 55 gallon mixed rainbowfish tank, 1 20 gallon long amphibian More

Added in September 2000, this pair of Parkinson's rainbowfish were obtained from Neptunes Tropical Fish in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The amazing coloring on this fish doesn't look natural. It's a very irregular marking, and is an amazing contrast to the dark body. More

Common names

Keltasateenkaarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Parkinson's rainbowfish in English
Parkinsons Regenbogenfisch in German (Deutsch)
派氏虹銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
派氏虹銀漢魚 in Unknown
派氏虹银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
派氏虹银汉鱼 in Unknown

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Melanotaenia
Species : Melanotaenia parkinsoni
Authority : Allen, 1980