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Scissortail Rasbora

Introducing the Scissortail Rasbora: Unveil the Beauty of Nature in Your Aquarium!

Discover the exquisite beauty of the Scissortail Rasbora, a mesmerizing freshwater fish species that will breathe life into your aquarium like never before. With its stunning appearance and peaceful nature, this graceful creature is the perfect addition to any aquatic enthusiast's collection.

Characterized by its vibrant coloration and unique scissor-shaped tail, the Scissortail Rasbora (Rasbora trilineata) is native to the lush waters of Southeast Asia. Its body shimmers with a radiant iridescence, showcasing hues of silver and gold that reflect the light in a captivating dance.

Ideal for both novice and experienced aquarists, the Scissortail Rasbora is known for its social and peaceful temperament, making it an excellent choice for community tanks. Their friendly and non-aggressive nature allows them to thrive in harmony alongside other compatible fish species, creating a visually stunning and harmonious aquatic ecosystem.

With a preference for well-maintained aquariums, these Rasboras will flourish in environments that mimic their natural habitats. We recommend providing them with ample swimming space, dense vegetation, and smooth, rounded gravel to mimic riverbeds. Additionally, ensuring a well-balanced diet of high-quality flakes, pellets, and occasional live or frozen foods will contribute to their overall health and vibrant coloration.

As an added bonus, observing the Scissortail Rasbora's schooling behavior is a true delight. Watch as they gracefully glide through the water, moving in synchronized harmony with their companions, exhibiting a captivating spectacle that's bound to enchant both young and old alike.

Key Features:

  • Stunning and vibrant coloration with iridescent silver and gold tones
  • Graceful scissor-shaped tail adds an alluring touch to your aquarium
  • Peaceful and friendly temperament, perfect for community tanks
  • Schooling behavior creates a mesmerizing display of synchronized movement
  • Thrives in well-maintained aquariums with ample swimming space and vegetation

Embrace the wonder of the aquatic world with the Scissortail Rasbora. Bring home this enchanting beauty, and witness how it transforms your aquarium into a lively and picturesque underwater paradise. Explore the allure of nature with these captivating fish, and let them become the centerpiece of your aquatic realm.


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Our Tank Parameters for Rasboras

  • Ph: 6.0 to 7.5
  • Gh: 4 to 16
  • Kh:  1 to 7
  • TDS: 180 to 250
  • Temp: 70 to 74

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Amanda M.
Excellent experience!

Fish were packaged extremely well, they all survived and were healthy and thriving. I’ve had them for almost 2 weeks and they all are still doing fantastic. Will gladly be purchasing more fish from Flip Aquatics, as a matter of fact I just submitted my second order!