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  • Triplefin - Variable

    • Variable triplefin are small fish that enliven the tank.  They are a mottled red brown colour with seven different coloured saddles on their backs.  Breeding males have a bright blue tip on their fins.


    • Scientific Name: Forsterygion varium
    • Habitat: They are found around the coastline in rock pools and to depths of about 30 metres.
    • Temperament: Usually peaceful, but will compete with their own species over territory.
    • Tank Age/Maturity: 100 litres minium at least 6 months old
    • Diet: Readily accept all foods both live and frozen Pods, mysid, raw mussel, prawn and flake foods, will also graze green algae.
    • Threatened Species: N/A
    • Special Requirements: Large aggressive fish (who will eat them) Can be aggressive towards other triplefins and same species.
    • Size: 12cm
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