Starry Dragonet (Synchiropus stellatus)

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Starry Dragonet

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Starry Dragonet

Synchiropus stellatus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

5.1-7.6cm (2-3 ")

pH

8.2 - 8.4

22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Callionymidae





Additional names

Starry Dragonet, Stellate Dragonet, Scooter Red Blenny

Additional scientific names

Neosynchiropus stellatus


Sexing[edit | edit source]

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


Diet[edit | edit source]

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.


Identification[edit | edit source]

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

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