Melanotaenia ajamaruensis


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SKU: Ajamaruensis Rainbow TR (M. ajamaruensis) LG Categories: ,

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Origin: TR
Geographic Range: Asia, known only from the Ajamaru Lakes near the center of the Vogelkop Peninsula, Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Diet: Omnivorous: in the wild feeds on terrestrial and aquatic insects, insect larvae, and crustaceans, as well as algae and plant pollen
Average Adult Size: ~4.5”
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons (for 6-8 adults)
Temperament: Peaceful
Recommended Water Parameters
pH: 7.0-8.0
Temp: 70-80°F
Hardness: 8-16°
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: under 30ppm

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