Order: Characiformes Family: Characidae
This species is very common in the aquarium trade and is also referred to as ‘jewel’, ‘red minor’, ‘blood’, or ‘callistus’ tetra. A number of selectively-bred ornamental strains have been developed, including ‘metallic’, ‘long-finned’, ‘balloon’
Updated 06-23-2014 at 01:58 AM by Fishhook
also as reference: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/fish...nt-rasbora.php
Native to southern Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and the Greater Sunda islands of Borneo and Sumatra. In Thailand it has been recorded from close to the towns of Sungai Padi, Sungai Golok and Tak Bai all of which are in the district of Narathiwat and close to the border with Peninsular Malaysia. There it
Did a water change about 50% - I drained the water down to about the gravel level to add some darker substrate (black rocks) and removed the shinier glass rocks to mimic more of a natural habitat.
I replaced 5 gallons with fresh dechlorinated water and topped off the last 5 gallons with the original aquarium water.
Once water change has stabilized and the fish are re-acclimated, I'll probably be clsosing out this cycle log.
Updated 06-23-2014 at 12:00 PM by Fishhook
Nitrate: 15 ppm
water change and additional substrate next.