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Family: Gobiidae
Species: Periophthalmus barbarus (Periophthalmus argentilineatus)
Common Name: Mudskipper
Size: Up to 10 inches.(25cm)
Min Tank Size: 40 gallons.
Habitat: Brackish water in West Africa, through east Africa and the South sea Islands to Australia.
Diet: Carnivorous, mostly worms.
Behavior: Territorial.
Water: Brackish, pH 7.0 to 8.0, dH range 10-25, temperature range 77-86°F (25-30°C)
Care: Hard (a very hardy fish but needs a section of dry land.)
Communities: No.
Suitability: For the specialist, willing to maintain them in a species tank.

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