Fresh Water

African Mudskipper

Courtesy of Sun Pet Ltd.

Species Name

  • African Mudskipper

Latin Name

  • Periophthalmus barbarus

Family

  • Gobiidae

Origin

  • Africa

Care

  • intermediate

Environment

  • lots of cover

Water pH Levels

  • 7.0-8.0

Temperature

  • 76-84 F

Minimum Tank Size

  • 30 gal

Maximum Size in Aquarium

  • 8"

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • species community

Diet

  • omnivore

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 1-3"

Size-Medium

  • 3-5"

Size-Large

  • 5-7"

Size-Extra Large

  • 7+ up