Platinum Medaka Rice Fish

Platinum Medaka Rice Fish

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MSRP: $16.99
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Platinum Medaka Rice Fish (ORYZIAS LATIPES VAR. "PLATINUM")

Also known as the Miyuki Platinum Japanese Rice Fish/Killi Fish or Platinum Rice Fish.  This is one gorgeous fish that doesn't get too big and does very well in a planted tank with other peaceful smaller fish such as Celestial Pearl Danios, Dwarf Gouramis and peaceful schooling Tetras.  

Keep them with a number of females as the males show beautiful colors!

Size is around 0.5" to 1", add some take some.  


Platinum Medaka Rice Fish - A Dazzling Gem of Aquatic World

Introducing the Platinum Medaka Rice Fish (Oryzias latipes) – an elegant and rare gem that will surely capture your heart and breathe new life into your aquarium! This beautiful and delicate freshwater fish, known for its striking platinum coloration, adds a touch of glamour and sophistication to any aquatic environment.

Originating from the calm waters of East Asia, the Platinum Medaka Rice Fish is a hardy species that adapts well to various water conditions, making it perfect for both novice and experienced aquarists. Its small size, growing up to 1.5 inches in length, makes it an ideal choice for nano and community tanks, where it can happily coexist with other peaceful tank mates.

The Platinum Medaka Rice Fish boasts a sleek, elongated body adorned with a metallic, iridescent platinum hue that shimmers and shines under aquarium lighting. Its captivating appearance is further enhanced by its translucent fins, which complement the fish's opulent coloration, creating a truly mesmerizing display.

Apart from its stunning looks, the Platinum Medaka Rice Fish is also known for its lively and social nature. These charming fish exhibit fascinating schooling behaviors, making them a joy to observe as they gracefully swim and interact with one another. Their peaceful temperament ensures that they get along well with other non-aggressive fish, adding a harmonious dynamic to your aquarium.

Caring for your Platinum Medaka Rice Fish is relatively simple. They thrive in water temperatures ranging from 64-75°F, with a pH of 6.5-8.0. Providing a well-planted aquarium with gentle water movement will ensure a happy and healthy environment for these aquatic gems. In terms of diet, they readily accept a variety of high-quality flake foods, frozen, and live foods such as daphnia, brine shrimp, and bloodworms.

Bring home the enchanting Platinum Medaka Rice Fish today and watch your aquarium transform into a breathtaking underwater paradise! Order now at and add a touch of shimmering elegance to your aquatic collection.