Rainbowfishes

Bleher's Rainbowfish (Chilatherina bleheri)Bleher's Rainbowfish (Chilatherina bleheri)
Bleher's Rainbowfish is a colorful rainbowfish with green, pearl-white and red coloration. Like other rainbowfishes, Bleher's rainbowfish i...
Dority's Rainbowfish (Glossolepis dorityi)Dority's Rainbowfish (Glossolepis dorityi)
A very stunning fish. With its zig-zag patern of red stripes running through the body. No other rainbow can be confused with these patterns....
Featherfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri)Featherfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri)
The Threadfin Rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri) was described by Meinken in 1974 and is the only species currently recognized within its gen...
Lake Wanam Rainbowfish (Glossolepis wanamensis)Lake Wanam Rainbowfish (Glossolepis wanamensis)
Lake Wanam Rainbowfish can reach a length of roughly 5 inches. The anterior half of the adult male is of a dusky orange shade, and this colo...
Madagascar Rainbowfish (Bedotia geayi)Madagascar Rainbowfish (Bedotia geayi)
Bedotia geayi is a good community fish which likes to live in groups of 6 or more, but is otherwise undemanding. This active fish which inha...
Red Rainbowfish (Glossolepis incisus)Red Rainbowfish (Glossolepis incisus)
Females have a yellowish olive body color with a golden iridescence to the scales; all fins are clear. The males on the other hand are brill...
Sepik Rainbowfish (Glossolepis multisquamatus)Sepik Rainbowfish (Glossolepis multisquamatus)
As a river fish the Sepik rainbow appreciates a little current and high oxygenation. A well decorated and planted aquarium with open swimmin...
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About Rainbowfishes

Rainbowfish are becoming more and more popular inthe aquarium keeping hobby. These small and colorful fish are primarily from northern and eastern Australia. They are also found in New Guinea, islands in Cenderawasih Bay, and the Raja Ampat Islands. Click on a profile link to the left to learn more about the rainbowfish.