Oryzias latipes, Japanese rice fish.

As its name suggests, is a native of Japan, was once one of the most well-known aquarium fish. Its popularity was due to genetic manipulations performed with this species to radiate and glow in the dark, in the link you have more information about this atrocity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GloFish

Currently not is very distributed, it is a very easy to keep and breed, really recommend it to anyone who wants to have fun.

They tolerate low and high temperatures, between 5 ° C and 35 ° C, so it's a kind suitable for your pond, but will play in exaggeration ... keep reading and I'll tell you. Regarding water parameters, like neutral and alkaline water.

Niowadays exists two varieties, the wild orange and white recessive mutation very nice. Here's a photo.

It's reproduction is the simplest in the world, you will see that the females carry all belly full of eggs, which will leave by plants, you can set them up or pick them up with your hands and transfer to a container where they are alone, are very strong, so do not be afraid to take them, you could see the little eyes of the fry as they are developed, were long considered killifish, and can see on more aquariums 

During one summer, kept in a small tank of 30 liters abroad without any filtration, with some filamentous green algae and some cherry shrimp, another detail is that they are a kind 100% compatible with our gambarios, did not touch a hair the prawns ... so I decided to remove the parents to give away to a friend, at 2 weeks, this was the result, a picture is worth a thousand words, I don't know how many eggs they would have, but the number of fry that emerged was exaggerated, I had to give and regulate ...

Good luck to them, if you like fish easy to keep in an aquarium are great.

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