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Aquatic Articles – Rainbowfish

Aquatic Articles – Rainbowfish Introduction           Rain­bow­fish are a vivid­ly col­ored trop­i­cal fish and one of my favorites. They are also some­times called Blue Eyes and were first known as sun­fish. In their nat­ur­al habi­tats they...

Threadfin Rainbowfish – Iriatherina werneri

Threadfin Rainbowfish – Iriatherina werneri Threadfin Rain­bow­fish – Iriathe­ri­na werneri is a beau­ti­ful, peace­ful fish. The com­mon names, Threadfin and Feath­erfin, describe the ele­gant fins of the mature male. Their fins are long and sweep­ing, show­ing...

Boesemani Rainbowfish – Melanotaenia boesemani

Boesemani Rainbowfish – Melanotaenia boesemani Boe­se­mani Rain­bow­fish — Melan­o­tae­nia Boe­se­mani are kept in envi­ron­ments that resem­ble their nat­ur­al habi­tats in the wild. Sandy sub­strate, dense veg­e­ta­tion, and bog wood all mim­ic the native rivers of...