At 07:43 AM 24/07/97 -0600, you wrote:
>The coldest water we encountered in the atherton area was 16 deg. and that
>was in the middle of OZ "winter" So I cant say that I know of anything
>there that will tolerate 10 deg for any period of time.
>M. monticola was collected in water that was 18 deg and it is the "coolest"
>bow I can think of from there.
>ANGFA of North America
>visit the ANGFA website at:
>reach me at:
>roy at angfa.org
>> From: Matthew Stanton <matthews at ironbark.forest.nsw.gov.au>
>> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
>> Subject: [RML] (RML) Mnimum Temperatures
>> Date: Thursday, July 24, 1997 2:53 AM
>> 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?