Rippled Coral Goby

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Rippled Coral Goby

This marine aquarium fish is known as Rippled Coral Goby and the correct latin name is Gobiodon rivulatus. It belongs to the Goby family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish which can be kept by newbies. Thanks to it’s size and behaviour the smallest marine aquariums are suitable for raising this species.

Rippled Coral Goby can grow up to 5 cm what is approximately 1 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 93 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Rippled Coral 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.

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