Fish Name: Grayling
Latin Name: Thymallus thymallus
Maximum Size: 50cm
Preferred Water Conditions: Will acclimatize to a wide range of conditions. pH: 6.5-8.0
Temperature: Cold water-temperate between 2-20 deg C (34-72 deg F)
Care: Grayling are members of the Salmon family, often found in rivers along side trout. They require very high water quality and oxygen levels.
One of Europe’s most striking fish species noted for its over sized dorsal fin that can have flecks of blue and red depending on location.
An omnivorous fish, feeding on plant material, insects and invertebrates even small fry in larger specimens.
Grayling are prone to jumping so care should be taken to ensure they can not leap from the home.