₹700.00 – ₹9,750.00 /Pack
- Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal (76 L) – A tank of 50 – 60 gallons is advisable for a school of 6 or more of these active swimmers.
- Substrate Type: Any
- Lighting Needs: Low – subdued lighting
- Temperature: 50° to 77.0° F (10° to 25° C)
- Range ph: 6.5-7.5
- Hardness Range: 5-25 dGH
- Brackish: No.
- Water Movement: Moderate
- Water Region: Middle & Top.
The Rainbow shiner Or Alabama rainbow shiner is a peaceful shoaling species, which is best kept in groups of 6 or more. The aquarium should be spacious, mature, and well filtered. Be sure to provide the fish with plenty of hiding places (rocks, bogwood, robust planting) and a decent current from additional powerheads. The higher the temperature of the water, the greater the level of oxygenation that is required. Rainbow Shiners are primarily a mid to top dwelling species, and they would mix well with other fish of similar size and temperament and which enjoy the same fast-flowing conditions. Although the Rainbow Shiner is generally a peaceable species, long-finned tankmates are best avoided.
Scientific Name: Notropsis Chrosomus
Adult Size of fish – inches: 3.2 Inches (Up to 8cm) but usually slightly smaller.
Lifespan: 4 years – Can have a life span of about 3 to 5 years when kept in a well maintained aquarium.
Aquarium Hardiness: Moderately hardy
Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate – Easy to take care of if all needs are met.