Re: [RML] Questions about juvi p.tenellus

Danny (reklaw01 at
Mon, 19 Mar 2001 17:47:49 +1030

My experience they only reach 1 - 1.5 inches they should only take 12 months
from hatching to reach full size and even as adults their colour is not
very bright their beauty is in fin shape and colour black n white.
-----Original Message-----
From: Susan Ziegler <s-ziegler at>
To: rainbowfish at <rainbowfish at>
Date: Monday, 19 March 2001 10:53
Subject: [RML] Questions about juvi p.tenellus

>I have 7 p. tenellus juvis that I purchased from a breeder. I've had them
>for some months now (I've lost track :) ) and they have grown some, but not
>as much as I would have thought. They are all one inch and under still, no
>real coloration. How long SHOULD they take to attain full size? I have
>been trying to feed them twice a day, with a range of foods including fd
>bloodworms, frozen brine shrimp, frozen glassworms, and occasionally bbs.