neon goby missing?

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    fishAholic

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    I bought a neon goby last week, but I havent seen him in a few days. I was just wondering if this was normal shy behavior or should I worry? any suggestions for trying to coax him out if he is hiding? the only other fish I have is a firefish, and a few corals on liverock

    thanks
    Laura
     
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    I have read they like to jump out of an open tank. Is yours closed?
     
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    its a biocube so its completely closed. Im really starting to think hes :death: since its been almost 5 days since Ive seen anything of him!
     
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    Nu2Reefs

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    My Trigger fish ate mine but I dont think your firefish would have. ??? Maybe in the live rock somewhere. I guess you've tried feeding and watching for him. You could be right. Test your water. If it is off he's probably dead somewhere.
     
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    check around the last area you seen him he may or may not be dead I had a clown goby and rarely seen him.
     
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    He might have buried himself in the substrate or be under a rock too.
     
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    thanks for the help guys, turns out he was 'on vacation' somewhere and decided to turn up today, safe and sound. :whoopee!:
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Good to hear it.
     
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    glad to hear all is ok. keep us posted.
     
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    It took me 2 months to find where my blue neon set up camp. He would swim behind the rockwork and then in the blink of an eye he was back in front. Turns out he was just swimming through tiny little holes in the rock.

    If he wasnt in his hole, i could find him perched in the corner of the tank about half way up.
     
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    DavidA717 Soon to be Reef Expert

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    glad you found him
     
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    fishbait I found Nemo

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    hey, i just thought of a way to make my million.... a little fishy g.p.s. unit! then you will allways know where they are. hmm, but where would you mount it?
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I was thinking more along the lines of a mini fishy tracking collar.
    Who knows,it might work.
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    good one guys...but i think the american marine institute are a step ahead..that was the way the prove clown fish got back home..remember?? that article about clowns returning home???
     
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    fishbait I found Nemo

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    na, you're thinking of finding nemo or something
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    seriously...see this Baby Nemo finds no place like home - Yahoo! News...awsomw article..
     
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    fishbait I found Nemo

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    wow, that is very interesting.
     
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    Interesting post. good work.
     
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