Fish that are members of the Callionymidae or Dragonet family, Mandarinfishes are difficult fish to keep because to their specialized diet requirements. Here is a collection of Mandarinfish species photo, pictures, identification, characteristic, compatibility, feeding, aquarium care, and more profile information to learn about keeping these delicate saltwater fishes.
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, habitat, captive saltwater aquarium care, and more profile information on the Striped or Green Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus).
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, habitat, captive saltwater aquarium care, and more profile information on the Spotted Mandarinfish (Synchiropus picturatus).
These "Little White Bugs" are the natural food for Mandarinfish. If you have a good population of these, Mandarinfish should do quite well in your tank.
Consisting of a small group of species belonging to the Callionymidae family, these colorful little fishes are actually Dragonets. Look at photos and learn to identify the Striped or Green Mandarinfish, and the Spotted or Psychedelic Mandarinfish or Picture Dragonet through this gallery of top Mandarinfish pictures submitted by site visitors.