Parva Rainbow Fish 3-5 cm


Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Parva Rainbow, a true masterpiece of nature's artistry that will elevate your aquarium to new heights of beauty and wonder. At Aquaholics Online, we are thrilled to introduce you to this remarkable species, a testament to the incredible diversity of life that thrives in the aquatic realm.

Hailing from the pristine waters of the Ayamaru Lakes in West Papua, Indonesia, the Parva Rainbow is a true gem of the rainbow fish family. Its vibrant coloration, a mesmerizing fusion of electric blues, radiant yellows, and vivid reds, dances across its slender body like a living kaleidoscope. Each scale shimmers with iridescent brilliance, creating a mesmerizing display that will leave you spellbound.

As these magnificent fish mature, they can reach impressive lengths of up to 8 centimeters, making them a stunning addition to any aquarium of suitable size. Their vibrant hues and graceful movements are sure to be the centerpiece of your underwater world, captivating the eye and igniting the imagination.

Beyond their breathtaking appearance, the Parva Rainbow boasts a fascinating array of adaptations and behaviors. Their distinctive dorsal fin, adorned with striking patterns, serves as a means of communication and display, while their streamlined bodies allow them to navigate the aquatic environment with effortless grace.

In their natural habitat, these stunning creatures thrive on a diet rich in small crustaceans, insect larvae, and aquatic vegetation. Their dietary preferences can be easily replicated in captivity, ensuring their vibrant colors and overall well-being.

When it comes to breeding, the Parva Rainbow is a true marvel. These egg-scattering spawners engage in intricate courtship rituals, with the males displaying their brilliant hues to attract potential mates. Once spawning occurs, the adhesive eggs cling to the aquarium's plants or decorations, allowing for easy monitoring and care.

To ensure the optimal health and happiness of your Parva Rainbow, it's crucial to maintain the proper water parameters. These fish thrive in slightly acidic conditions, with a pH range of 6.0 to 7.0, and a water temperature between 24°C and 28°C. Providing them with a well-planted aquarium, adequate filtration, and regular water changes will create an environment that closely mimics their natural habitat.

Embrace the captivating allure of the Parva Rainbow and let its vibrant beauty transform your aquarium into an underwater paradise. Visit Aquaholics Online today and embark on an unforgettable journey into the world of these extraordinary aquatic wonders.

  • 1x Parva Rainbow Fish 3-5cm

DOA Policy for Live Fish shipping

At Aquaholics, we place utmost importance on the careful shipping of live fish to ensure their safe arrival. Our commitment to quality includes taking various measures during transit. Each fish bag is infused with medical-grade oxygen and an ammonia-neutralizing solution. In colder periods, we also utilize heat packs to maintain optimal temperatures. However, we understand that unforeseen circumstances can sometimes lead to unfortunate outcomes. To provide you with peace of mind, we have implemented a Dead-on Arrival (DOA) policy that ensures you are covered in such situations.


  1. Owner's Presence: It is essential for the owner or an authorised representative to be available at the provided shipping address to receive the fish. If no one is available, the courier will leave your parcel in a safe space as all fish orders are shipped ATL.
  2. Shipping Address: Please provide a valid street address for shipping. Ensure the address is accurate and complete to avoid any delivery issues.
  3. Reporting DOA: If you receive a fish that is dead on arrival, please notify us promptly. Within 2 hours of receiving the fish, send an email to our customer support team. Include the following details in your email:
    • Name: Your full name
    • Order Number: The unique order number associated with your purchase
    • DOA Fish Picture: Attach a clear picture of the deceased fish

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Timely Notification: Please make your DOA claim within 2 hours of receiving the fish. Claims submitted after this timeframe will not be eligible for compensation.
  2. Proper Documentation: Ensure that your email includes accurate and complete information, including your name, order number, email, and a clear picture of the deceased fish. Incomplete or inaccurate information may delay the processing of your claim.
  3. Verification: Our customer support team will review the provided information to verify the DOA claim. Once the claim is validated, we will proceed with the appropriate compensation.
  4. Compensation Options: In the event of a DOA, we offer two compensation options: a) Store Credit: You will receive a store credit equal to the value of the deceased fish, which can be used for future purchases. b) Refund: We can issue a refund for the value of the deceased fish, processed through the original payment method used for the purchase.
  5. Shipping Costs: Please note that shipping costs are non-refundable unless the entire order is considered a DOA.
  6. Conditions Apply: Our DOA policy covers only fish that are dead upon arrival. It does not apply to fish that perish after successful delivery and acclimation to their new environment.

We are committed to providing the best possible experience for our customers and ensuring the well-being of our live fish. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our DOA policy, don't hesitate to get in touch with our customer support team at [email protected] , and we will be glad to assist you.



Note: The terms and conditions outlined in this DOA policy are subject to change without prior notice. We recommend reviewing the most up-to-date policy on our website or contacting our customer support team for any updates.

Thank you again for allowing us on your aqaurium journey.


Jesse Elstak


  • Species: Melanotaenia parva
  • Common Name: Parva Rainbow Orange Form
  • Origin: Ayamaru Lakes, West Papua, Indonesia
  • Diet: Small crustaceans, insect larvae, aquatic vegetation
  • PH Range: 6.0 - 7.0
  • Temperature: 24°C - 28°C
  • Breed Type: Egg-scattering spawner
  • Current Size: Up to 8 centimeters
SKU LF-Parva-Rainbow3-5cm
Barcode # 7427105035981
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m


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