Blackray shrimp goby

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

  1. FAMILY - Godidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Stonogobiops Nematodes

    COMMON NAME - Blackray Shrimp Goby (Highfin Shrimp Goby)

    SIZE - 2" (5 cm)

    RANGE - Indonesia and the Philippines

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, fresh or frozen mysid shrimp, vitamin enriched brine shrimp, finely chopped table shrimp, frozen preparations for carnivores. Feed a min. of 2 times a day.



    CAPTIVE CARE - Adults live in pairs near the burrow, a mated pair along with its symbiotic shrimp (Alpheus Randalli) is a plus. Not aggressive except at feeding time. Do not keep with overly aggressive food competitors, individuals of the same sex will fight, reported to bite other tankmates, may burry under the sand if startled.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 7, 2014
    jhnrb, Mar 13, 2009