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MOUTH ALMIGHTY

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MOUTH ALMIGHTY

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 15-18 cm
Temperament: Predatory, ignores fish it can't swallow!

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 18-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.4-8.2
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Northern and eastern Australia, also southern New Guinea.

 

Reproduction

Mouthbrooder, male incubates the eggs until hatched.

 

Feeding

Carnivore, prefers bulky live or frozen foods. Relishes live prey.

 

Additional Comments

Ambush predator, lurks amongst aquatic plants waiting for prey. Also known as Gobbleguts! Capable of attempting to eat fish half its own size.

 

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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.