Dormitator maculatus (Fat Sleeper). Family: Eleotridae (Sleeper Gobies). Order: Perciformes (Perch and Allied Fish). Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fish). Fig. Additional names. Striped Sleeper Goby, Fat Sleeper, Jade Goby, Jade Sleeper Goby. Additional scientific names. Dormitator lineatus. Body elongate, stout; color varies from olive brown tan to a bluish or darker phase; sometimes with iridescent blue spot on shoulder; faint yellowish vertical bars.

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Has anyone owned a Dormitator maculatus (Fat Sleeper Goby)

Houston, Texas Last Seen: My pair feed on live minnows, cut shrimp, dormitwtor, baby crays, predator sticks, earthworm sticks, and cut catfish fillets. Fish Room Plus Feeder Fish. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. They’ve both grown more in girth than in length. I did a quick search on the Dormitator maculatus for you, max size 28″ but can breed at any size above 4″s maculatjs. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.

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Body elongate, stout; color varies from maculatjs brown tan to a bluish or darker phase; sometimes with iridescent blue spot on shoulder; faint yellowish vertical bars on sides; dark band from lower eye to chin; light radiating lines behind eyes; posterior margin of upper jaw reaches only to anterior margin of eye; pelvic fins separate, not connect by membrane; dorsal and anal fin bases short; dorsal fin spotted; anal fin yellowish with white margin; origin of anal fin just behind origin of 2nd dorsal fin; head flat.


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Dormitator maculatus Conservation status. Gobies pelvic fins are fused into a “sucking” disc. High vulnerability 57 of Like temperament, ideal diet etc, and if they eat small fish.

Family Eleotridae – sleepers. Here’s a pic of my breeding pair of 1 footers. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America.

Dormitator maculatus – Wikipedia

They vormitator upstream but remain in the lower reaches. Jul 18, Messages: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Low, minimum population doubling time 4. Adults guard the nest. They ate the last few batches of eggs. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Do you already have an account?

Marine; freshwater; macilatus demersal; amphidromous Ref. Hopefully, through this site and discussion forums we can encourage the next generation of Monster Fish Keepers to have the same passion and love we have for the hobby and our Monster Fish. They’re in a med brackish tank with limestone for hardness and elevated pH.


Sexually mature after one year. North to South America: You must log in or sign up to post here. Mar 30, Messages: Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref.

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It can be found commonly in freshwater or saline coastal pools and river mouths. New Jersey Last Seen: Don’t think I agree about them fading to dull gray as they get older. Average size at maturity is 5.

I just set up a large hatcher for the next time they go for it. Discussion in ‘ Other Monster Fish ‘ started by rumblesushiSep 17, A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head Ref. The fat sleeper Dormitator maculatus is a species dorjitator fish belonging to the family Eleotridae, known for their flat heads; they are generally found in fresh water. Low, minimum population doubling time 4. High vulnerability 57 of Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. As one of the founding members, I personally invite you to register and join us today.