Medaka (Assorted Rice Fish)

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Medaka, also known as Japanese Rice Fish, are charming and unique additions to tropical aquariums. Originating from East Asia, these small fish are prized for their peaceful nature, striking colours, and fascinating behaviour. Medaka come in various colour variations, including orange, white, silver, and gold, adding visual interest to any aquarium setting.

Creating an ideal habitat for Medaka involves a well-planted aquarium with gentle filtration and subdued lighting. These fish thrive in densely planted tanks with plenty of swimming space. They prefer slightly cooler water temperatures ranging from 64-72°F (18-22°C) and a neutral to slightly alkaline pH level.

Medaka are omnivores and readily accept a varied diet of high-quality flake or pellet foods, supplemented with live or frozen treats like brine shrimp or daphnia. Providing a balanced diet supports their health and enhances their coloration.

Maintaining water quality is crucial for the well-being of Medaka. Regular water changes and monitoring of ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate levels are essential. Medaka are peaceful and can be kept in schools or with other non-aggressive fish species that share similar water parameter requirements.

With their beauty and ease of care, Medaka Japanese Rice Fish are ideal for beginner aquarists looking to create a vibrant and harmonious community tank.

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