Orange-Spotted Sand Goby

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Orange-Spotted Sand Goby

This fish is known as Orange-Spotted Sand Goby and the correct latin name is Fusigobius longispinus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Goby family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful goby.

Orange-Spotted Sand Goby can grow up to 8 cm what is approximately 3 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 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 easy to keep the Orange-Spotted Sand 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.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 13:16:40 UTC 2007
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