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Copper loving black banded rainbows

Black Banded rainbows Melanotaenia nigrans from East Finnis river live in water containing eight times a lethal dose of copper contamination for neighbouring black bandeds. source: ABC 

Project: Galaxia pusilla

Many folks at ANGFA think that Galaxialla pusilla should be the “pin up” fish for Victoria: It’s colourful, breeds readily, eats mosquito larvae, cohabitates well with frog spawn, and is probably the perfect fish for backyard ponds in our region – except for the fact that it is a threatened species. Once common throughout much… Read More »