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Rainbow Shiner | Notropis chrosomus

Introducing the Rainbow Shiner: A Living Kaleidoscope of Aquatic Beauty!

Dive into the mesmerizing world of aquatic wonder with our delightful Rainbow Shiner. Known for its striking appearance and captivating colors, this vibrant fish species is a true marvel of nature. As you gaze upon its ever-changing hues, you'll be transported to a tranquil realm of underwater enchantment.

Key Features:

  1. Spectacular Color Palette: The Rainbow Shiner lives up to its name by showcasing an exquisite palette of radiant colors. From iridescent blues and shimmering greens to warm oranges and hints of crimson, each fish is a living work of art, transforming your aquarium into a living kaleidoscope.

  2. Active and Graceful Swimmers: Observing the Rainbow Shiner in motion is a delight for both young and old. These lively and graceful swimmers glide effortlessly through the water, adding an animated charm to any aquatic setting.

  3. Peaceful and Social Creatures: Known for their docile nature, Rainbow Shiners are excellent community fish, harmoniously cohabiting with various species. Their gentle demeanor creates a serene and harmonious atmosphere within the aquarium.

  4. Easy to Care For: Perfect for both novice and experienced aquarists, the Rainbow Shiner is relatively low-maintenance and adapts well to a variety of water conditions. Their resilience and adaptability make them a fantastic choice for any aquatic enthusiast.

  5. Educational and Therapeutic Value: The Rainbow Shiner Fish offers a captivating opportunity for educational purposes, allowing observers to learn about aquatic ecosystems and the diversity of underwater life. Moreover, their presence has been shown to have a therapeutic effect, reducing stress and promoting relaxation.

  6. Conservation Awareness: By selecting the Rainbow Shiner for your aquarium, you contribute to raising awareness about the importance of preserving natural habitats and protecting these mesmerizing species in the wild.

Create your aquatic masterpiece with the radiant Rainbow Shiner, and revel in the wonders of a miniature underwater paradise. Whether you are an avid fish enthusiast or a lover of nature's artistry, this exquisite fish will undoubtedly be the highlight of your aquarium, capturing the hearts of all who behold its captivating brilliance.

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

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Bryce Snyder
Beautiful Fish

These are really neat and unique fish. They all arrived alive and healthy. Will probably order more in the future.

Anna M.

Fish arrived fast and they were heathy and eating right away. Perfect packaging. I’ll be buying again.

diana berberich

I ordered 4 rainbow shiners and they are in good health. I am pleased. I only wish that I had gotten 2 males and not just the one male.