Category: Aquarium Fish Other
Boeseman's Rainbowfish is a variety of fish that belongs to the Melanotaeniidae family. This fish variety is a native to New Guinea and it is also called as the Boesemani Rainbowfish. It is also accessible in the aquarium pastime, where it is valued for its outstanding colors and nonviolent behavior. The color pattern of the Boeseman's Rainbowfish variety is entirely different from most other varieties. This fish variety has a purple or bluish-grey front and a half orange-red back, which in some varieties is almost defined completely.
The Boeseman's Rainbowfish variety is capable of growing to a maximum length of 4 inches if it is properly fed with the correct food and good water conditions. These fish are best maintained in clusters because of their community and sociable nature and can be effortlessly maintained with several different varieties of fish, as well as some tetra varieties. These fish are relatively strong fish, which prefer alkaline pH conditions once in a week.
The body of the Boeseman's Rainbowfish variety is decorated with thin dark bars. The fins of the fish are orange in color and their two dorsal fins contain a white external margin. The male breeds have brighter colors than the female breeds, particularly on the back half of the body. The habitat of a typical Boeseman's Rainbowfish is shallow and marshy with lush aquatic vegetation and clear water.
The Boeseman's Rainbowfish variety can be kept on a wide-ranging diet that includes live food. These fish varieties are fed with the combination of live foods, such as insect larvae and brine shrimp and high-quality live foods. This fish can also survive on dehydrated food only, but it will not flourish and it can lose its vivacious colors.
The Boeseman's Rainbowfish variety is an appropriate first option for breeding since this fish variety will readily produce in the aquarium and the offspring is extremely flexible to rise. They are usually bred in clusters consisting of two to three female fish as a minimum for each male fish. The male breeds will be aggressive towards the female breeds at the time of the breeding period. During the breeding period, the male fish will show a frosty white tint on its head top. Once the spawning has started, the female fish can discharge a maximum of 20 eggs per day.
The average lifespan of the Boeseman's Rainbowfish fish is 5 years.