Red Mandarin has a hypnotic red, blue, and green labyrinthine patterns across their entire bodies. The Red Mandarin Goby is exceedingly popular as it is relatively difficult to find in the aquarium hobby. Like their relatives, the Red Mandarin Goby has a sexual dimorphism making it easy to tell the difference between males and females - males have an elongated first dorsal spine. It will need to eat live food or an established reef aquarium to thrive in.
Maximum Size: 4"
Care Level: Moderate to Expert
Minimum Tank Size: 20g
Reef Compatible: Yes
Scientific Name: Synchiropus cf. splendidus
Water Conditions: 65-75F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
The Fish pictured here are representative only and the livestock you receive may vary in pattern, coloration and shape.