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.
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|Common Name||Peacock Gudgeon - Small|
|Scientific Name||Tateurndina ocellicauda|
|Origin||Papua New Guinea|
|Max Size (in inches)||3|
|Min Tank Size (in gallons)||15|
|Difficulty||Easy to Moderate|
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Ratings & Reviews
Easy to raise and fun to watch.
Cool little fish
by Hugh G. Rection
These fish are very colorful and super chill. They are also easy to take care of.
sweet lil fish
Cute lil fish always active nice color...great lil fish
Not a Gobby
As the name insists, this is not a gobby, it's a Gudgeon. Besides the misinformation of the name this is an excellent fish to have.