Pinkspotted Shrimp Goby

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Pinkspotted Shrimp Goby

This species is known as Pinkspotted Shrimp Goby and the correct latin name is Cryptocentrus leptocephalus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Goby family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive fish which can be kept in community tanks if they contain enough space for hiding and swimming.

Pinkspotted Shrimp Goby can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 279 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 Pinkspotted Shrimp 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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