Decorated goby

Species information for the Decorated goby, in the Gobies category.

  1. FAMILY - Godidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Istigobius Decoratus

    COMMON NAME - Decorated Goby

    SIZE - 4.7" (12 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Feed a variety of marine fare for carnivores, live, brine and mysid shrimp, finely chopped table shrimp, squid, mussel, scallops. Feed 1 time per day in a reef tank, and min. 2 times a day in other systems.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent

    CAPTIVE CARE - A bottom dweller, will sift through the upper layers of the substrate if fine enough. Is aggressive towards its own kind or closely related species, keep only one per tank or a proven male female pair, may be harassed by more aggressive bottom fish (hawkfish, sand perches).

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