Japanese Rice Fish (Golden Medakas)

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  • Regular price $15.00
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  • Good for small-large aquariums.
  • Easy to keep Active fish.
  • Adult size = 4cm in length.
  • Omnivore, feed regular tropical foods.
  • Recommended temperature range: 26-28C

This listing is for one Golden Medaka.

Golden Medakas typically reach a size of around 4cm and have a lifespan of up to 5 years under proper care. They exhibit a remarkable tolerance to a wide range of temperatures, adapting from as low as 0 degrees to as high as 27 degrees Celsius. However, to ensure optimal health and well-being, it's advisable to maintain the following conditions:

  • Temperature: Ideally kept between 18°C – 24°C.
  • pH: Maintained within the range of 7.0 – 8.0.
  • General Hardness: Aim for a range of 50 – 300 ppm.

Golden Medakas are highly compatible with other fish species in a community tank, particularly smaller varieties such as white clouds and danios. They also coexist well with goldfish and paradise fish, making them suitable for stocking in unheated aquariums and ponds.

There are several varieties of Medakas available, including moonlight, gold, orange, and the standard golden type. While their appearances may vary slightly, they generally share the same body shape and fin formation. The Golden type, characterized by its elongated, slender body and vibrant orange and yellow hues, is particularly popular among aquarium and pond enthusiasts.

With their hardy nature and forgiving tolerance to water quality fluctuations, Platinum Medakas are an excellent choice for both beginner and experienced fishkeepers alike, adding a touch of elegance and vibrancy to any tank or pond environment.


They are great for almost any freshwater aquarium as well.
Don't forget to check out our plants for combined postage and keeping the fish happy in transit!

If you have any questions or problems feel free to contact us!

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Postage costs
All small products, plant or snail orders are $3.99 flat postage. Very large products, plant or snail orders are $10.99 tracked postage.
Express is a flat $13.99 no matter the order size (I will cover any extra for free).
Live Goods and Postage
All live goods are sent with express post for a flat $13.99. Purchases for the week will be cut off SUNDAY - 8pm. All orders placed after that time may be sent on the following week.

Pickup
Pickup is from our store located at: 153/313 Harris St, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW. Please let us know before you come after placing your order so we can confirm it will be ready then.

Terms and Conditions
We will refund or replace any livestock that arrives DOA (Dead on Arrival) but cannot guarantee your order will arrive on time since we have no control over the postage service. If you have any issues with your order please let us know.

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