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FRESHWATER MUSSEL

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FRESHWATER MUSSEL

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 7-10 cm
Temperament: Peaceful.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 8-23 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.0-8.0
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Most parts of Australia

 

Reproduction

 

Feeding

Feeds by filtering water.

 

Additional Comments

Mainly kept as an additional 'oddball' occupant for unheated aquaria, also kept with Bitterling (an Asian fish which lays its eggs in the Mussel).

 

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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.