Wild crystal shrimp and fish pics
Posted 04 November 2007 - 03:10 PM
So anyways i brought down my net because i always seem to catch something interesting and caught some wild crystal shrimp also some fish
going to see how the shrimp go in a planted tank after quarintining them
Does anyone know the ID of the fish?
Posted 04 November 2007 - 06:27 PM
I am not sure what a Cyrstal shrimp is, but suspect you have glass shrimp there.
Posted 04 November 2007 - 06:50 PM
But im not 100% sure Jake
Posted 04 November 2007 - 08:49 PM
I have 2 in with the B/N fry. they get along well.
And yeppers they would be glass shrimps..They do well in the 6ft B/N tank cleaning the plants for me
Posted 04 November 2007 - 10:10 PM
Swan river goby (Pseudogobius olorum)
same as above
pigmy perch (not too sure if it is the same as the ones you find closer to the metro area, there is another species down south (local one is Edelia vittata, the other I think is Nannoperca australis, I would have to look this up later)
the last is the common glass shrimp, I'll have to look up the scientific name on that one too.
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Posted 05 November 2007 - 07:08 PM
Posted 06 November 2007 - 02:40 PM
Hey neakit we did go to the night out there was a few good loking country chicks there to :twisted: (hoping your a male)
Unfortunatly the galaxia did not survive a few shrimp have past but not any other deaths
Posted 06 November 2007 - 06:51 PM
Posted 06 November 2007 - 09:23 PM
They are to be found in almost all flowing water ways from fresh to brackish, and all along the south west coast. Spot lighting them in the local river in the evening is the easiest for me.
6cm average max size, but I have seen bigger.
Sometimes you can find them in some LFS. These are generally pond cultured and are cleaner.
Posted 26 July 2017 - 08:03 PM
Ancient thread, I know, but I'm a little intrigued with how you caught the Munda in Boddington? I thought they were only found up to Margaret River?
Posted 28 July 2017 - 07:05 AM
Indeed, after an entire decade of inactivity, haha.
I only found this thread recently though, and the question is one that I've found no answer to.
Posted 06 August 2017 - 09:31 PM
Posted 07 August 2017 - 06:59 AM
Boddington is a little far though, Margaret and Blackwood rivers are the northernmost catchments of the main population. But yeh, it's possible, however I assume that these small pockets contain only a few individuals.
Posted 11 August 2017 - 03:24 PM
its a washed out occidentalis. nigrostriata is found a bit further up around Perth but munda is south
Posted 13 August 2017 - 07:27 PM
Ah, that's less surprising. Occidentalis certainly is a widespread species, so it would be far more likely to be found in areas around Boddington, than Munda.
I assume you're referring to the Melaleuca Park and Lake Chandala populations of Nigrostriata.
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