Half-Barred Goby

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Half-Barred Goby

This species is known as Half-Barred Goby and the correct latin name is Priolepis semidoliata. It belongs to the Goby family. (e) It's origin 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 360cm2 of water surface which is approximately 55 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). Very large aquariums hold 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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

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