Starry Dragonet (Synchiropus stellatus)

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Starry Dragonet

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Starry Dragonet

Synchiropus stellatus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::28 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Callionymidae



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Additional names

Starry Dragonet, Stellate Dragonet, Scooter Red Blenny

Additional scientific names

Neosynchiropus stellatus


Origin

Sexing

The males elongated dorsal fin will be more colourful than females.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Best kept in a well established system with a good supply of copepods on live rock. Will only sometimes be weaned on to dry foods, may accept small live/frozen foods such as vitamin-enriched brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

This fish's body is a mottling of red and white with large dark spots.

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