If given hard "rfit valley" FW they do quite well for longer than in FW
Your wholesaler sure has some interesting fish - the last 3 are from
Australia and will all live happily in your FW tanks with Rainbows etc. The
Desert Gobies (C. eremieus) are easily breedable and are very popular here
when available. When in spawning colours Empire gudgeons are one of the most
colourful od our native fishes. Have a look at them on Adrian Tappin's
Bruce Hansen, A.N.G.F.A., Advancing Australian Aquatics.
Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.
Please visit us at http://www.ozemail.com.au/~fisher/angfa.htm
From: Piabinha at aol.com <Piabinha at aol.com>
To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
Date: Sunday, 29 November 1998 0:33
Subject: Re: [RML] Scatophagus argus; others
>thanks for your input, bruce et al. one poor little scat died overnight.
>other two are ok but going back to the shop today. i should have known,
>although as i said, i've seen monos in pure freshwater and so i thought i
>could try with the scats.
>incidentally, can anyone give me info on the following fish from
>SEasia/oceania, they are available via a wholesaler in the area:
>Hemirhamphodon kuenkenthai (halfbeak)
>Polynemus paradiseus (threadfin)
>Indostomus sp. (paradox fish)
>Schistura sp. (loach)
>Ichthyocampus sp. (pipefish)
>Chlamidogobius eremius (coward springs)
>Hypseleotris galii (firetail goby)
>Hypseleotris compressa (empire gudgeon)
>what kind of water do these require? food etc. thanks.
>tsuh yang chen, nyc