Help!!! How to raise Rainbowfish fry

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by adonalson, Jul 21, 2014.

  1. adonalsonNew MemberMember

    I found these little guys in an empty breeder tank where I kept my Rainbowfish ( Melanotaenia fluviatilis ) how do I raise them?! ImageUploadedByFish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum1405929006.581966.jpg
  2. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    what kind of food do you have. Do you have any vinegar eels or microwoms?
  3. Lucy

    LucyModeratorModerator Member

    **Title changed to reflect question**
  4. OP

    adonalsonNew MemberMember

    No I do not. I wasn't prepared for this at all. smee82
  5. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    I would try finely crushing flakes and also hard boiled egg yolks and try and get a microworm culture from nearby as they are established quicker and easier to harvest then vinegar eels.

    Also you need to feed them about 3 times a day so you will have to do more water changes to keep your water clean.
  6. OP

    adonalsonNew MemberMember

    What is this I hear about green water also?
  7. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    Ive never used green water but i believe its only good for new born fry.

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