Orange-Spotted Sand Goby

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Orange-Spotted Sand Goby

This species is known as Orange-Spotted Sand Goby and the correct latin name is Fusigobius longispinus. It belongs to the Goby family. (e) Origin of this species 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 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). Very large aquariums hold 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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