This stunning little rasbora is a schooling fish and should ideally be kept in a group of 6 or more. They are a perfect addition to any community tank as they are lovely to look at and are easy to keep
Species – Glowlight Rasbora - Trigonostigma hengeli
Current Size – 2cm – 2.5cm
Adult Length – 3cm
Temperature Range – 23 - 28°C
pH Range – 5.0 – 7.5
Water Hardness – 18 – 179ppm
Special Requirements - No special requirements, providing you take into account their small stature.
Tanks Mates and Compatibility – This species is very peaceful indeed making it an ideal resident of the well-maintained community tank. As it places no extreme demands in terms of water chemistry it can be combined with many of the most popular fish in the hobby including other small cyprinids as well as tetras, livebearers, dwarf cichlids, catfishes, and loaches. As always when selecting a compatible community of fish thorough research is essential and its small adult size must be a consideration, however.
Ideal Number to Keep – It’s a schooling species by nature and really should be kept in a group of at least 8-10 specimens. Maintaining it in decent numbers will not only make the fish less nervous but will result in a more effective, natural-looking display. Males will also display their best colours as they compete with one other for female attention.
Feeding – In the aquarium it’s easily-fed but the best condition and colours offer regular meals of small live and frozen foods such as bloodworm, Daphnia, and Artemia, alongside good quality dried flakes and granules.
Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.
We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.
The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.