Fish Name: Bitterling
Latin Name: Rhodous
Maximum Size: 12cm
Preferred Water Conditions: Will acclimatize to a wide range of conditions. pH: 6.5-8.0
Temperature: Temperate water-temperate between 10-25 deg C (34-72 deg F)
Care: A non native species, Bitterling have an unusual breeding method laying their eggs inside Swan Mussels. They are a small community fish and like to be in a shoal of five or more. They will co exist with other small fish like Rudd, Roach and Minnows.
They will eat most pond foods available in pet shops as well as insect and plant life in the pond.