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|Mangrove tank for mudskippers?|
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|Will||Sep 13 2009, 11:33 PM Post #1|
I've got my eyes on mud-skippers, and my 55 gallon will be empty this Christmas when I upgrade to a 75 so my pleco won't be cramped. I understand basic brackish principles but I need some help with the skippers in particular.
1: How should I get the tank to have half full with sand on one side and water on the other? I'm considering use of a divider, but I'm not sure if it will work long term.
2: Plastic or live plants, if live what kinds in the water and what kinds on land?
3: I would like an Atlantic mud-skipper, could they be kept with other atlantics or livebearers?
I found a really good example, wondering if I could do something like this with branches for the skipper to climb on.
|puffcrusader696||Sep 22 2009, 02:49 AM Post #2|
Baby Black Aro
|That is a great tank to base your tank off of... For mudskippers, you will need a relatively thick mud so they can dig a hole and have access to open water. I've seen people keep green spotted puffers with them without too much problem but you would need to provide enough food for both to easily get as to prevent conflict between the two. I would go with fake plants because you already have to worry about salinity, plants would make it more difficult (I can keep corals no problem but I can't keep plants for the life of me... go figure). I don't know a great amount on mudskippers but my recommendation would be to just research them a bit. Good luck with the tank!|
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