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pseudomugil furcatus

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Style: Single fish

Pseudomugil Furcatus (Forktail Rainbowfish)


The Pseudomugil Furcatus, commonly known as the Forktail Rainbowfish, is a small, vibrant species highly regarded for its radiant blue eyes and mesmerizing fin colors. Originating from the freshwater streams of Papua New Guinea and northern Australia, this species adds a splash of color and dynamic energy to the aquarium, particularly when kept in groups where their schooling behavior can be observed.


  • Distinctive bright blue eyes
  • Transparent fins with delicate yellow and black margins
  • Active swimmers, showcasing dynamic energy
  • Peaceful temperament suitable for community tanks
  • Graceful schooling fish when kept in groups

How to Keep:

Forktail Rainbowfish thrive in aquariums with clean, well-oxygenated water. Although adaptable, they prefer slightly acidic to neutral pH. A planted tank with open swimming spaces is ideal, along with a gentle current to mimic their natural habitat. Being a schooling fish, it's recommended to keep them in groups of at least 6 to ensure they feel secure and display their natural behaviors.


  • Scientific Name: Pseudomugil furcatus
  • Temperature: 22 - 28 °C
  • pH Level: 6.5 - 7.5
  • TDS: 100-250 ppm
  • GH: 8-15
  • KH: 1-10
  • Lifespan: 3-5 years
  • Size: 5-7 cm
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Behavior: Peaceful
  • Breeding: Moderate