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Silver Perch Fingerlings

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Silver Perch Fingerlings
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Pick up from our Yandina warehouse only
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Silver Perch Fingerlings

Pick up only from our Yandina warehouse. Not available to purchase online. 

Please call for large quantity orders as we will need to order stock in. 

Scientific Name: Bidyanus bidyanus
Other common names: Bidyan, Black bream, Grunter, Murray Perch, Silver Bream 

  • Silver Perch are omnivores, and an excellent choice for dams as they are able to take advantage of more available food than a carnivorous fish. 
  • Silver Perch respond well to artificial feeding.
  • Size: 1-3kg at rate of approx 600-800g/yr. Can grow up to 8kg.
  • Tolerates temperature from 3°c - 37°c and pH range between 6.5 - 8.  
  • Considered good eating, but sometimes may develop a ‘weedy' flavour.
  • Silver Perch are very popular with anglers - a hard, strong fighter.

STOCKING RATE IN DAMS: 1 fish per 2 sqm (2000/acre)