Re: [RML] (RML) Mnimum Temperatures

Bruce Hansen (bhansen at
Fri, 25 Jul 1997 08:18:47 +1000

I live in Brisbane and regularly keep some species outside all year round
-P. signifer, P. mellis, M. duboulayi,( M. mccullochi (Cardwell),
Cairnsicthys, M. monticola previously) at present.

I have had both our local species of Hardyhead do well too ( stercus &

However we dont usually have persisting below 10 C days ( thank goodness)

bhansen at

> From: Matthew Stanton <matthews at>
> To: rainbowfish at
> Subject: [RML] (RML) Mnimum Temperatures
> Date: Thursday, 24 July 1997 18:53
> Dear List,
> I would like to find out what rainbow/blue-eye/hardyhead species
> can tolerate 10 degree water or less. I already know that
> M. fluviatilis, M. doublayi and M splendida tatei will survive Sydney
> winters but I figure there must be some others such as those from the
> Atherton region or PNG highlands that are cold tolerant.
> Any ideas?
> Matthew