Databases compiled from the Ministry of Primary Industries list of Tropical fish allowed to be imported into New Zealand.
Freshwater Fish A toH. Freshwater Fish I to Z. Tropical Marine Fish .
Killifish on list Marine Invertebrates. Exotic Reptiles and Amphibians
Origin: eastern Australia found in heavily vegetated lowland streams
Minimum Tank Size: 80 litres
Water Conditions: 15-26°C, KH 12-15, pH 7.5-8.5
Size: up to 7cm
Diet: Omnivore, prefer fresh live foods.
Pseudomugil are a schooling fish, with the males being larger than the females and having a longer first dorsal fin.
This moderately aggressive fish is best housed in a planted aquarium with plenty of space to swim.
Spawns on fine-leaved plants or over moss. The fry will hatch two to three weeks after spawning and should be fed fresh live foods such as brine shrimp. Morning sunlight directed into the aquarium may trigger spawning.