I want this fish! The Mandarin Fish or mandarin dragonet (Synchiropus splendidus), is a small, brightly-colored member of the dragonet family.
In an uncommon moment away from the bottom, this 5 cm mandarinfish presents an exaggerated facade with its colorful array of glorious, ornate fins. Research has shown a posture similar to this in examples of male-to-male aggression and courtship displays.
The Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet _ is probably the most colorful aquarium fish in the world. It is scientifically named Synchiropus splendidus. _ Amazing Animals: The World’s Most Colorful Aquatic Animals
Underwater Life by Mark Laita A study in black & white: Marine Betta & juvenile Panther Grouper Copyrighted by Mark Laita
Sea Nature at its Best! Polka Dots - Cocos (Keeling) Islands by Karen Willshaw
In case the tank is unbalanced it is going to eventually crack. If you prefer, you can purchase smaller fish tanks and place some dividers between. You may also put in a cute fish tank!
The Green Mandarin Dragonet, Synchiropus splendidus, also known as the Mandarin Goby, is one of the most beautiful fish in the entire marine aquarium trade. It really has no fish comparabl
Water Life: The amazing Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet (Synchiropus splendidus), a small, brightly-colored member of the dragonet family. It is native to the Pacific, ranging aprox. from the Ryukyu islands south to Australia
Synchiropus splendidus Love this fish, they do well in a Salt Water Setup! This is interesting. I thought it was fresh or salt or at best briney.