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Just caught this

Discussion in 'What Fish is that ?' started by Mantis, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. Mantis

    Mantis New Member

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    Anyone know what this little fella might be or is he too small yet
    Just caught him while getting some gudgeon for fishing bait.
     

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  2. Mantis

    Mantis New Member

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    Lots of googling and it could be a golden perch. Hope it survives and grows so I can be more certain
     
  3. RupertofOZ

    RupertofOZ New Member

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    Actually... looks more like a Silver Perch... even better...

    Wild caught Golden Perch are almost impossible to get to take a pellet... even hatchery weaned fingerlings usually result in 30%+ refusing pellet feed... and about another 30%+ being eaten by their bretheren...
     
  4. Julia

    Julia New Member

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    Yes, looks just like my baby silvers. . .
     
  5. Mantis

    Mantis New Member

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    Well thats good then. I hope he survives :)

    Thanks
     
  6. adrianb

    adrianb New Member

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    I reckon that might be a baby spangled perch, we had a dam with a big population of them and when they're that size the spots weren't yet visible. An attractive fish but aggessive to all other fish.
     
  7. Mantis

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    Those spots on him are just dirt, if thats what you are looking at
    Now that my tank water is clear i will try to find him to see if he is still alive
     
  8. Mantis

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    Yep hes still in there :)
     

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