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

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

Sexing

Not sexually dimorphic

Tank compatibility

Much more peaceful than related species

Diet

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

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Paludarium to give this fish land to haul onto.

Behaviour

A much more peaceful species than some.

Identification

Smaller than most, typically only reacing 2 inches at best