Breeding Mandarin Dragonets is a project you can do at home! Whether you can understand the French-language narrative or not, the payoff is a tank full of extremely small, beautiful, green post-settlement Green Mandarin Dragonets, Synchiropus splendidus.
Matthew L. Wittenrich finds a new purpose for Marc Levenson’s Mandarin Diner, a methodology for target-feeding Dragonets using a feeding station.
My growing tank of captive-bred mandarins remains peaceful, easily fed, and becomes more colorful each day. It’s quite amazing, considering that just a few months ago I was firmly convinced that mandarinfishes were poor candidates for the aquarium life, let alone captive breeding.
Matthew L. Wittenrich provides an update on his successful captive-breeding of the Spotted Mandarin, Synchiropus picturatus.
After finding success breeding the Green Mandarin Dragonet, Matthew L. Wittenrich targets the sister species, the Spotted Dragonet, Synchiropus picturatus.