Butterfly Goby

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Butterfly Goby

This fish is known as Butterfly Goby and the correct latin name is Amblygobius albimaculatus. It belongs to the Goby family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Peaceful to other fish.

Butterfly 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. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that 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 not very difficult to keep the Butterfly 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.

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Document modified on Fri Nov 30 10:15:45 UTC 2007
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