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SOUTHERN PYGMY PERCH

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SOUTHERN PYGMY PERCH

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 7-8 cm
Temperament: Peaceful.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 8-22 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.0-7.8
General Hardness: Moderate

 

Range

South-eastern Australia

 

Reproduction

Scatters eggs amongst aquatic plants, spawns in spring.

 

Feeding

Carnivore, prefers small live or frozen foods.

 

Additional Comments

Excellent fish for mosquito control in frog ponds in cool climates (e.g. heavily shaded ponds, locations south of dividing range). Becomes very colourful during breeding season (late winter and spring).

 

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