Marosatherina ladigesi (Ahl, 1936)
Celebes rainbowfish
photo by Hadiaty, R.K.

Family:  Telmatherinidae (Sailfin silversides)
Max. size:  8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 9 - 19, non-migratory
Distribution:  Asia: Bantimurung area south Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Biology:  An easy to breed species (Ref. 1672). An omnivore, egg layer and peaceful community fish which prefers the following aquarium conditions: pH=7, H=12, 25°C water temperature, vegetative cover necessary (Ref. 6398).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 03 July 2019 (D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 05.08.92
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 23.07.14
Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 05.08.94

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