Barred Mudskipper (Periophthalmus argentilineatus)

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Barred Mudskipper

Periophthalmus argentilineatus

284 Litres (75 US G.)

15.2-19.1cm (6-7.5 ")

pH

7.5 - 8

25-30°C (77 -86 °F)

8-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

15-20 years

Family

Gobiidae



Additional names

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


Origin[edit]

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[edit]

Requires close examination


Tank compatibility[edit]

peaceful


Diet[edit]

Mainly insects, including crickets


Feeding regime[edit]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit]

Plaudiarium; give space for land to climb on to


Behaviour[edit]

Typical mudskipper behavior


Identification[edit]

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[edit]

This distribution is the widest of all oxudercine gobies.

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