- Mosquito Rasboras are small, vibrant freshwater fish.
- They have a bright red-orange coloration with a black band that runs horizontally across their body.
- These fish are known for their tiny size, making them suitable for small aquariums.
- Adult Mosquito Rasboras typically reach a maximum size of around 0.6 to 0.8 inches (1.5 to 2 centimeters).
- Originating from Southeast Asia, particularly from Thailand and parts of Malaysia, they are often found in slow-moving waters, including peat swamps and ponds.
- Due to their small size, they are well-suited for nano tanks or planted aquariums.
- Provide a densely planted tank with hiding spots and subdued lighting to mimic their natural habitat.
- These fish prefer slightly acidic water conditions with a pH ranging from 6.0 to 7.0.
- Mosquito Rasboras are omnivores. They can be fed a varied diet, including high-quality flake food, micro pellets, and live or frozen foods like daphnia and brine shrimp.
- They are peaceful and should be kept in groups to ensure their well-being.
- A calm and non-aggressive species, they can coexist with other small, peaceful fish.
- Breeding Mosquito Rasboras can be achieved in a well-maintained aquarium.
- Provide fine-leaved plants or a spawning mop for them to deposit their eggs.
- The eggs are adhesive and will stick to the plants or other surfaces.
- Maintain stable water parameters with a temperature between 73°F to 82°F (23°C to 28°C)