Butterfly Goby

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Butterfly Goby

This species is known as Butterfly Goby and the correct latin name is Amblygobius albimaculatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Goby family. (e) It's origin 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 2160cm2 of water surface which is approximately 334 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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