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MURRAY COD

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MURRAY COD

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 180 cm
Temperament: Aggressive predator.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 10-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8-7.8
General Hardness: Moderate

 

Range

Murray-Darling River system and a sub-species in Mary R. Qld

 

Reproduction

Lays eggs on a firm surface (eg tree hollow), guarded by male until hatched.

 

Feeding

Carnivore, prefers bulky live or frozen foods. Relishes live prey, will learn to eat pellets.

 

Additional Comments

Australia's largest freshwater fish. Becomes aggressive as it grows, makes a good 'pet fish', kept in its own tank.

 

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