Blackfinned shrimp goby

Species information for the Blackfinned shrimp goby, in the Gobies category.

  1. FAMILY - Gobidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cryptocentrus Pavoninoides

    COMMON NAME - Blackfinned Shrimp Goby

    SIZE - 5.1" (13 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US gal. (114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, live and frozen vitamin enriched mysid and brine shrimp, finely chopped table shrimp, squid, mussel, and frozen marine preparations for carnivores. Feed min. 2 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat ornamental shrimps.

    CAPTIVE CARE - A peaceful Fish that can be kept in groups and with other gobies, may chase more docile shrimp gobies and smaller bottom dwelling fishes. Provide a sand bottom with coral rubble for building hiding places.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 11, 2014
    jhnrb, Mar 13, 2009