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The Blue Eye Gertrude's Rainbow, also known as Pseudomugil gertrudae, is a small and colorful freshwater fish species that originates from Australia. They are a popular choice among aquarists due to their unique appearance and peaceful nature.


Blue Eye Gertrude's Rainbows are relatively small, with a maximum size of 1.5 inches, and require a minimum tank size of 10 gallons. They are active swimmers and appreciate plenty of hiding places, live plants, and open swimming areas. They are also peaceful and can be kept with other small, peaceful species.


These omnivores will eat a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and small pieces of vegetables. It's important to provide a balanced diet to ensure they receive all the necessary nutrients for optimal health.


The Blue Eye Gertrude's Rainbow's unique characteristic is their striking blue eyes and iridescent colors, which vary from green to blue, depending on the lighting conditions. They have a slender body with a forked tail and can add a beautiful pop of color to any freshwater aquarium.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • gH: 5-12
  • kH: 2-6
  • TDS: 150-300
  • Temperature: 68-77°F


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts are always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

Blue Eye Gertrude's Rainbow

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