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The Madagascar Rainbowfish, scientifically named Bedotia geayi, captivates with its striking appearance. With shimmering silver scales, fiery red fins, and bold black markings, this fish leaves a lasting impression. Growing to around 6 inches (15 cm) in the aquarium, maintaining a school of healthy Madagascar Rainbow specimens promises a vibrant display of colors and endless entertainment. Also known as Madagascan Rainbow Fish or Red-Tailed Silverside, it adds visual intrigue to any large tank setup.

Ideal for experienced fishkeepers, Madagascar Rainbowfish are versatile and adaptable to various conditions. They exhibit a more civilized demeanor compared to other rainbow fish species, making them suitable for pairing with a diverse range of tank mates. As schooling fish, they thrive in groups of at least 6 individuals, maintaining peace and harmony amongst themselves and showing friendliness towards similarly sized and tempered species. Given their sociable nature, they offer an excellent opportunity for aquarists to delve into breeding endeavors.


Species: Bedotia madagascarensis
Common Name: Madagascar Rainbow
Origin: Madagascar
Diet: Omnivorous
pH Range: 5 – 7.5
Temperature: Tropical and Coldwater 21°C – 26°C
Breed Type: Egg Scatterer
Max Size: Approximately 10cm
Sex: Un-sexed

Madagascar Rainbow Fish

AU$20.00 Regular Price
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