Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish - Pseudomugil paskai

Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish - Pseudomugil paskai

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Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish - Pseudomugil paskai

Product Description:

Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish (Pseudomugil paskai) is a striking freshwater fish known for its vibrant colors and mesmerizing blue eyes. Native to Papua New Guinea, this small, peaceful fish is a perfect addition to community aquariums, bringing a splash of iridescent beauty and lively activity to any tank.

Key Features:

1. Vibrant Coloration: Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish boasts a stunning array of colors, with males displaying bright red or orange hues contrasted by their iconic electric blue eyes. Females are more subdued but equally charming with their golden-yellow tones.

2. Peaceful and Social: These rainbowfish are peaceful and thrive in groups, making them ideal for community tanks. Their active and social nature adds dynamic movement and interest to your aquarium.

3. Hardy and Adaptable: Known for their adaptability, Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish can thrive in a variety of water conditions, making them suitable for both novice and experienced aquarists.

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 10 gallons is recommended for a small school of Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish. Larger tanks are preferred to allow more space for swimming and social interaction.

  • Aquarium Setup: Create a well-planted tank with plenty of open swimming areas. Include plants, rocks, and driftwood to provide hiding spots and mimic their natural habitat.

  • Feeding: Offer a varied diet that includes high-quality flake or micro pellet food, supplemented with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp and daphnia. Feed 2-3 times daily in small amounts.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C), pH between 6.0-7.5, and hardness between 5-15 dGH. Regular water changes and good filtration are essential.

  • Tank Mates: Suitable tank mates include other small, peaceful fish like tetras, rasboras, and other rainbowfish species. Avoid housing them with large, aggressive fish.

Difficulty: Easy, suitable for beginner aquarists.

Maximum Size: Paska's Blue Eye Rainbowfish can grow up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) in length.

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