Blueband Goby

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Blueband Goby

This marine aquarium fish is known as Blueband Goby and the correct latin name is Valenciennea strigata. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Goby family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful species.

Blueband Goby can grow up to 18 cm what is approximately 7 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2160cm2 of water surface which is approximately 334 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Blueband Goby fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

A carnivore; Feed them twice a day bloodworms, shrimps or other meat based food. Close the tank properly, otherwise they can jump from it easily.

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