Engineer Goby

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Engineer Goby

This marine aquarium fish is known as Engineer Goby and the correct latin name is Pholidichthys leucotaenia. It belongs to the Convict Blenny family. (e) It's origin is Western Central Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

Engineer Goby can grow up to 34 cm what is approximately 13 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 4080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 632 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Engineer 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Engineer Goby picture 1

Engineer Goby picture 2
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