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Western Pygmy Perch

No frog pond is complete without a few Djildjit. Best to go with Western Pygmy Perch as they don't disturb tadpoles, frogs, or their eggs!

Fish Frog Habitat Frog Ponds Wetland

Noongar Name: Djildjit (Fish)

Scientific Name: Edelia vittata

Status: Common

Threats: Habitat loss and feral fish

Will they visit?: Western Pygmy Perch thrive in garden ponds

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread across the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Vegetated ponds

Diet: Invertebrates

Water: Shallow water containers and frog ponds

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

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