Red and Blue Paradise Fish are community freshwater fish that are great for hobbyists of all levels. They do need a large aquarium as they are classed as semi-aggressive so they smaller fish will need hiding places like under vegetation. Can also be housed in temerate aquariums.
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Approx. size: 3-4cm
Maximum size: 8cm
Origin: Sri Lanka
Ideal number kept together: 3+
Hardness: 90-357 ppm
Temperature: 18–24 °C
Ease of care
Easy. No special aquarium requirements as they are a hardy fish being part of the Gourami family.
Live and frozen foods are best for the Paradise Fish however they can have Tropical flake or pellets.
Community of similar size. They prefer to in cooler aquariums so tank mates that can tolerate the lower temperate.
Intermediate. They are egg layers that create bubble nests so will need protection. Using plants with large leaves is the best way. The males are larger and more colourful than the females.
They can live to anything from 4-6 years in perfect conditions.
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Semi aggressive but great
Cant understand other low star reviews say quite clearly they are semi aggressive. You can keep in similar size community tanks mine are great cant folt them bright colours geting along fine
These are aggressive fish not great for a community tank
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