Photo #8 - Melanotaenia Australis, Western Rainbowfish. One ...

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Photo Caption: Melanotaenia Australis, Western Rainbowfish. One of the larger males.
freshwater fish - trichogaster trichopterus - gold gourami stocking in 29 gallons tank - Trichogaster trichopterus - three spot gold gourami. Male. This one is relatively young.
freshwater fish - trichogaster trichopterus - gold gourami stocking in 29 gallons tank - Trichogaster trichopterus - three spot or gold gourami. This is a young male.
freshwater fish - crossocheilus siamensis - siamese algae eater stocking in 29 gallons tank - Flying fox, resting on leaf.
freshwater fish - crossocheilus siamensis - siamese algae eater stocking in 29 gallons tank - Flying fox, resting on his favorite spot in the filter current.
freshwater fish - melanotaenia boesemani - boesemani rainbow stocking in 29 gallons tank - Melanotaenia boesmani - male.
freshwater fish - melanotaenia splendida - australian rainbow stocking in 29 gallons tank - Melanotaenia Australis - Western Rainbowfish - male.
freshwater fish - melanotaenia boesemani - boesemani rainbow stocking in 29 gallons tank - Melanotaenia boesmani, female. Her color varies depending on if she is being pursued by the males.
freshwater fish - melanotaenia australis - western rainbowfish stocking in 29 gallons tank - Melanotaenia Australis, Western Rainbowfish. One of the larger males.
freshwater fish - glossolepis incisis - red irian rainbow stocking in 29 gallons tank - Glossolepsis Incisus - Red or Irian Jaya Rainbowfish. This was at his peak coloring.
freshwater fish - crossocheilus siamensis - siamese algae eater stocking in 29 gallons tank - Flying Fox, resting on the leaf of an Amazon Sword.

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State: Michigan
Country: United States
Description: 29g with Coralife 1X65W 6700K Freshwater Aqualight, Marineland C-160 Canister filter, Seachem Fluorite substrate. I use a mix of Tetracolor flakes, Hikari gold small cichild pellet, spirulina flakes, and frozen bloodworms.
Advice: Do lots of research on what you plan to keep or grow as well as equipment. Fish love live or frozen food! It helps their coloration and growth. But don't feed it exclusively.
Fish Kept: At one time or another: Glossolepsus incisus - Red Rainbowfish Melanotaenia boesmani - Boesmani Rainbowfish Melanotaenia australis - Western Rainbowfish Pangio kuhlii - Kuhli Loach Trichogaster trichopterus - Gold Gourami (3 Spot) Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus - Flying Fox
Corals/Plants: At one point or another: Aponogeton ulvaceus Anubias nana Wisteria Water Sprite Narrow Leaf Ludwigia Amazon Sword Dwarf Sagittarius Vallisneria - these got OUT OF CONTROL Giant Hairgrass
Tank Size: 29 gallons

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