Dwarf Indian Mudskipper (Periophthalmus novemradiatus)

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Dwarf Indian Mudskipper

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Periophthalmus novemradiatus

38 Litres (10 US G.)

4.6-6.1cm (1.8-2.4 ")

sg

1 - 1.025

pH

7.5 - 8.0

25.6--7.2°C (78 -19 °F)

8-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

8-15 years

Family

Gobiidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Pearse's Mudskipper

Additional scientific names

Gobius novemradiatus, Periophthalmus pearsei


Origin[edit | edit source]

Found around the coastlines of India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and parts of northern Indonesia.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Not sexually dimorphic


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Much more peaceful than related species


Diet[edit | edit source]

Prepared diets. They will eat the same insects that archerfish eat, as they dwell in water, and land


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Paludarium to give this fish land to haul onto.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A much more peaceful species than some.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Smaller than most, typically only reacing 2 inches at best

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