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Pond Fish - Gudgeon

21st Nov 2019

Gudgeon are a small bottom dwelling fish which are found in rivers and lakes across Europe and northern Asia.When kept in a pond they tend to scavenge around the bottom, helping to keep down waste by stirring up debris, helping the pond’s filtration. Gudgeon prefer to live in a shoal and require fairly well oxygenated water. Gudgeon should be fed sinking food.

Species Information

Maximum Length: 20cm

Common Length: 12cm

Max Reported Age: 8 years

Ideal pH Range: 7.0 – 7.5

Preferred Temperature Range: 2°C - 18°C