Barred Mudskipper (Periophthalmus argentilineatus)

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Barred Mudskipper

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Barred Mudskipper

Periophthalmus argentilineatus

Easy

sg

1.015 - 1.020

pH

7.5 - 8

[[Minimum temperature::77 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::86 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

15-20 years

Family

Gobiidae



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Additional names

Bigfin Mudhopper, Mud-hopper, Silverline Mudhopper, Silverlined Mudskipper, Silverstripe Mudskipper


Origin

From the Red Sea and the east coast of Africa, to Southern Japan, Australasia and Oceania, up to Samoa Island, Irian Jaya Moluccas, and Indonesia.

Sexing

Requires close examination

Tank compatibility

peaceful

Diet

Mainly insects, including crickets

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Plaudiarium; give space for land to climb on to

Behaviour

Typical mudskipper behavior

Identification

Pelvic fins lack frenum; little or no membrane uniting medial most pelvic rays; its margin usually convex, occasionally straight, with a black stripe inframarginally and numerous small, white spots posteriorly on fin, no elongate spines; second dorsal spine with single, dusky stripe mesially; dorsal fins not connected by membrane

Notes

This distribution is the widest of all oxudercine gobies.

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