Y-Bay Shrimp Goby

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Y-Bay Shrimp Goby

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

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive specimen. Aggression disappears in big fish tanks.

Y-Bay Shrimp Goby can grow up to 14 cm what is approximately 5 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1680cm2 of water surface which is approximately 260 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 Y-Bay 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 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 Sat Dec 8 9:54:49 UTC 2007
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