Tuesday, July 17, 2012

  Fish Profile of the Week:    Threadfin Rainbowfish

Names: Iriatherina werneri

pH range:  5.0 -8.0

Climate: 22°C - 30°C

Distribution:  Australia

Size : 6-7 cm

Difficulty: Moderate

Availability: common

Behavior: Shoaling fish.

Diet: Omnivore

Life Span:  2-5 years

Sexing:  Adult males possess extended unpaired and pelvic fins, are larger and more colourful than females.




  1. Photos by Dewald Coetzer