Madagascar Rainbowfish - Bedotia geayi
Species name: Bedotia geayi
Synonym: Bedotia longianalis, Bedotia tricolor
Common Names: Madagascar Rainbowfish, Red-tailed Silverside
Max. size: 15 cm / 6 inches
Origin: Africa. Eastern Madagascar
Temperament: non aggressive.
Company: Suitable for a community aquarium with other non aggressive species.
Water parameters: pH 7.0-8.0, temperature 20 - 24°C / 68 - 75° F
Aquarium setup: Always keep more then one Bedotia geayi together in an aquarium. Decorate the aquarium with a lot of open swimming area and densely planted sides. Bedotia geayi likes a lot of light.
Feeding: Accepts all kinds of food.
Breeding: Madagascar Rainbowfish. A pair lays a small number of eggs among plants every day for a period that span for over a month. The eggs hatch after after 6-7 days. The adults leave egg and fry alone.
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