Scientific Name: Macropodus Opercularis
Ease of Care: Easy
Approximate Arrival Size: 1 to 2 inches
Approximate Full Size: 3 inches
Native Region: Asia
Paradise Fish are greedy eaters and should be fed generously and often. These freshwater fish are incredibly attractive with regal blue and red vertical banding from gill to tail. These assertive Paradise Fish are a favorite of hobbyists because of their incredible coloration. Water temperature isn't a factor with this surface-breathing semi-tropical fish. It has been known to survive freezing temperatures and ice-cold water when kept in outdoor pools or ponds.