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Peacock Gudgeon - Tateurndina ocellicauda - Small

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The Peacock Gudgeon (Tateurndina ocellicauda) is a very colorful little freshwater goby. The body is bluish-silver with pink, yellow and black markings along the body and fins. When mature, males will develop a hump on their head and females have a black trim on the anal fin. Males will become especially colorful during the breeding phase and a mixture of males and females is best for true coloration and behavior in a larger planted tank. In smaller tanks, one pair is best.

These gobies will eat most meaty foods offered. A variety of frozen or fresh foods like brine shrimp, mysis, daphnia and nutritious flakes or tiny pellets will give the best color and nutritional value.

These fish have been successfully bred by aquarists. They will normally lay the eggs in grassy areas, but this can be substituted with material like a nylon mop. Water conditions must be ideal and special food must be offered to the fry.
Common NamePeacock Gudgeon - Small
Scientific NameTateurndina ocellicauda
OriginPapua New Guinea
Max Size (in inches)3
Community SafeYes
pH Range6.5-7.5
Min Tank Size (in gallons)15
Temperature Range72-80
DifficultyEasy to Moderate

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sweet lil fish


Cute lil fish always active nice color...great lil fish

Cool little fish


These fish are very colorful and super chill. They are also easy to take care of.



Easy to raise and fun to watch.