Dwarf Neon / Praecox Rainbow (Melanotaenia praecox)


The Dwarf Neon/Praecox Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia praecox) is a lively fish with an iridescent silvery blue body and red fins. Growing up to 3″, their size makes them an ideal candidate for small and large tanks alike and one of the most popular rainbowfish in the hobby. The Dwarf Neon/Praecox Rainbowfish is a relatively peaceful schooling fish and will display its best colors and behavior in schools of 5 or more.


Dwarf Neon / Praecox Rainbow (Melanotaenia praecox)

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Omnivore, will accept most frozen and prepared foods
Adult Size: 3″
Recommended Tank Size: 30 gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful

Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 7.0 – 7.8
Temp: 76-80F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: <30ppm

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