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Rainbow Shiner | Notropis chrosomus

Brighten up your aquarium with Rainbow Shiners! These gorgeous, brightly-colored fish are sure to add a unique splash of life and color to your tank. Whether they're swimming solo or in a school, they're sure to bring lots of energy and entertainment to your aquarium. Plus, they're easy to care for and will accept most prepared or frozen feeds in the aquarium. Get your Rainbow Shiners now and experience a whole new level of aquatic beauty!

  • Sourced from pristine aquacultured farms in Asia, these fish are perfectly suited for a home aquarium.

  • Enjoy watching them feed on a variety of dried, frozen, and live foods.

  • Growing to just over 2.5”, these fish can be kept in tanks of at least 20 gallons.

  • Get ready to welcome your new tankmates - they are peaceful and get along with nearly all other species.

Please Note: All fish shipments have a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee when shipping with Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. 

The scientific name for the Rainbow Shiner is: Notropis chrosomus

We feed our Rainbow Shiners a mix of frozen foods including daphnia, baby brine and cyclops. We occasionally feed them a blend of Northfin Veggie, Bug Pro, Kelp and Community. Will accept live foods if prepared.

Our Tank Parameters

  • Ph:7.2 to 7.5
  • Gh: 8 to 16
  • Kh: 4 to 7
  • TDS: 180 to 250
  • Temp: 70 to 74

Tank Recommendations

  • Leaves: Indian Almond or Guava
  • Wood: Mopani or Malaysian
  • Cones: Alder Cones

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