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SLEEPY COD

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SLEEPY COD

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 35-45 cm
Temperament: Predatory, ignores fish it can't swallow!

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8-8.0
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Northern and Eastern Australia

 

Reproduction

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

 

Feeding

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

 

Additional Comments

Looks deceptively slow and reluctant to move (hence the common name), but is a lethal predator to smaller fish.

 

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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.