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DESERT GOBY

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DESERT GOBY

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 5-6 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.0-8.2
General Hardness: Moderate - Hard

 

Range

Central Australia, in waters fed by artesian springs or bores.

 

Reproduction

Usually spawn under a rock or in a small cave, the eggs are guarded by the male until they hatch. Suitable first foods for the fry include: vinegar eels, Artemia nauplii, Microworms.

 

Feeding

Omnivorous. Prefers sinking foods such as pellets.

 

Additional Comments

Desert Gobies adapt well to community tanks containing other peaceful species. An interesting bottom dwelling fish with a rather comical appearance. Males become very colourful when in breeding condition.

 

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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.