Rhodeus rheinardti

When spawning, the females deposit their eggs inside bivalves, where they hatch and the young remain until they can swim.

The Rhodeus rheinardti lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Rhodeus rheinardti is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Acheilognathinae sub-family of the Cyprinidae family. It originates in the Perfume River, near Hué, Vietnam. It was originally described as Danio rheinardti by G. Tirant in 1883. More

them, the species was Rhodeus rheinardti, a species which was already scientifically described in 1883 by Mr. Tirant. The catching locality is located within the tropical zone, therefore this vietnamese bitterling is even better suited as pet in warm water aquaria that other species. More

Common names

Hořavka Rheinhardtova in Czech (česky)
莱氏鲏 in Mandarin Chinese
萊氏鲏 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Rhodeus
Species : Rhodeus rheinardti
Authority : Tirant, 1883