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FLATHEAD GUDGEON

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FLATHEAD GUDGEON

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 10-12 cm
Temperament: Predatory, ignores fish it can't swallow!

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 9-25 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8-7.8
General Hardness: Moderate

 

Range

South-eastern Australia

 

Reproduction

Eggs laid on a firm surface and guarded by male until they hatch.

 

Feeding

Carnivore, prefers live or frozen foods. Will eat small fish.

 

Additional Comments

Also known as Bighead Gudgeon and Bullhead. Very hardy, but also very predatory - tank mates must be of similar size or larger! Suitable for unheated tanks or ponds, will also live in fresh or brackish water.

 

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