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Northern Trout Gudgeon Mogurnda mogurnda

Category: Gobies & Gudgeons

Size: 5-6cm

Price: £9.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 5-6cm

Mogurnda mogurnda (Northern Trout Gudgeon)

Mogurnda are robust sleeper gobies noted for their bright colours. Telling species apart is difficult, as many are highly variable. Most sport differing amounts of red, yellow and blue on their bodies. In good condition they are exceptionally attractive fishes. There are no obvious differences between the sexes. The name Mogurnda comes from a Native Australian name for these fish, "mogurnd".


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Morgunda are interesting and brightly coloured sleeper gobies. They are quite hardy and adapt well to aquarium life. They are omnivores and generally accept a range of foods including flake, frozen bloodworms, live brine shrimp, etc. Some green food is taken in the wild, so use of Spirulina flake or similar is recommended.

Generally Morgunda are territorial, somewhat aggressive, and potentially predatory, so tankmates should be chosen with care. Note that they are freshwater, not brackish water fish.

Breeding has been accomplished in the aquarium. After laying several hundred eggs, the female is driven out of the male's territory, usually the inside of a cave. He guards the eggs, removing any with fungus and fanning them carefully to keep them clean. The eggs hatch after about a week, at which point the male stops protecting them and should be removed. The fry can be reared on Artemia nauplii and other small live foods.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Oceania: Australia and Papua New Guinea
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 15-20 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5