Engineer Goby

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Engineer Goby

This species is known as Engineer Goby and the correct latin name is Pholidichthys leucotaenia. The family that this fish belongs to is called 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 632 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 hold 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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Engineer Goby picture 1

Engineer Goby picture 2
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