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STH PURPLE SPOTTED GUDGEON - INVERELL

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STH PURPLE SPOTTED GUDGEON - INVERELL

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 12 cm
Temperament: Sometimes aggressive, eats small fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 12-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.8-7.8
General Hardness: Moderate

 

Range

Murray-Darling system, Australia.

 

Reproduction

Eggs laid on a firm surface and guarded by male until they hatch.

 

Feeding

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

 

Additional Comments

The Murray-Darling form of Mogurnda adspersa is considered endangered: wild populations are greatly reduced compared to historical distributions and are fully protected, it is already declared extinct in Victoria. Our Inverell fish are legally bred in captivity: they are suitable for either heated or unheated tanks (if temperature is at least 10 C.)

 

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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.