Half-Barred Goby

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Half-Barred Goby

This marine aquarium fish is known as Half-Barred Goby and the correct latin name is Priolepis semidoliata. It belongs to the Goby family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish recommended for beginners.

Half-Barred Goby can grow up to 3 cm what is approximately 1 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 360cm2 of water surface which is approximately 55 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are 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 easy to keep the Half-Barred 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.

A carnivore; Food must be based on meat. Feeding as usual, once or twice a day.

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