Pictures of fish and fish in store may vary, these are just examples/fully grown fish
The Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish Melanotaenia praecox is rugged and adaptable once it gets settled in the aquarium. This fish is an intelligent, beautiful and above all, a spirited fish. If kept healthy and happy these fish will always be active and amusing. They are very smart and seem to be especially aware of things going on outside the tank.
These fish are peaceful and you can keep them with other peaceful same-sized fish. All fish require a good diet for a healthy life, it is recommended to feed a range of food such as live, frozen, flakes and pellets.
Name: Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish
Science Name: Melanotaenia praecox
Max Size: 2.5″
pH: 6.8 – 7.5
Temperature: 72-82F° (23-28°C)
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 4 Years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 20 Gallons
Groups: Recommended in groups 6+ / Thrives in groups 12+