Boesemani Rainbow

lg 89913 Boesemani Rainbowfish
Latin name: (Melanotaenia boesemani)

Care Level





Blue, Orange



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons



The Boesemani Rainbow is an ideal fish for the planted aquarium, as its peaceful nature allows it to be kept with other fish. The colors of the Rainbow can be further intensified by a dark gravel substrate, making it a visually stunning addition to any aquarium. To ensure a school of Boesemani Rainbow is happy and healthy, it is recommended to have an aquarium that is at least 4 feet in length. To make sure the fish receive the best care possible, regular water changes and maintenance should be done. Additionally, providing plenty of live plants and hiding spots will help the school of Boesemani Rainbow feel secure and comfortable.

Melanotaenia boesemani is a popular fish species due to its vibrant colors and peaceful disposition. With proper care, they can thrive in home aquariums and make an impressive addition to any collection. We are proud to offer these beautiful fish to our customers and are confident in their ability to acclimate to the home aquarium environment. Additionally, juveniles of this species are easy to care for and can grow to full size with the right nutrition.

The Boesemani Rainbow is an obligate carnivore and should be fed a meat-based diet. Offer foods that are not too large. The Boesemani Rainbow should also be offered fresh water and a salt water bath.

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