WESTERN CARP GUDGEON
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 5-6 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, but sometimes nips fins.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.8-7.8
General Hardness: Moderate
Murray-Darling system and Eastern Australia.
Eggs laid on a firm surface and guarded by male until they hatch.
Carnivore, prefers small live or frozen foods such as Daphnia..
Useful for mosquito control in garden ponds, and as a food fish for larger species in farm dams. Males develop larger more colourful fins. There are several closely related species all commonly known as Carp Gudgeons.
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