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Dot and Dash Goatfish
Dot and Dash Goatfish


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Dot and Dash Goatfish

Dot and Dash Goatfish

Also known as the Dash Dot Goatfish, Iosi (Fiji), Tusia (Samoa), or Rouget barberin (Maldives).

Similar to land-based goats, the Dot and Dash Goatfish can travel in groups, and forages through the bottom and other soft matter to find food. This fish uses its long barbels to sift through sand for food, using the "whiskers" as feelers. With its relatively large adult size, this Goatfish needs plenty of space to swim, as well as an abundance of hiding places.

Dot and Dash Goatfish

Internet Price: $18.99 - $29.99

Temperament: Community

Reef Safe: With Caution

Family: Mullidae

Native To: Indo Pacific, East Africa, South Africa, Micronesia, Japan, Australia

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 20"

Temperature: 72-78° F

Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12

Care Level: Expert

Tank Size: 125+ Gallons

Scientific Name: Parupeneus barberinus/ Parupeneus barberinoides

Environment: Marine

  • Also known as the Yellow Back Goatfish
  • Does best with a sandy substrate
  • Known to use its barbels to sift through sand for food

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1.5"-2" Length
SKU: 1307355

Dot and Dash Goatfish - Medium
Expected Back in Stock 07/22/16
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$18.99
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2"-4" Length
SKU: 1307363

Dot and Dash Goatfish - Large
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$29.99
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