Neon goby

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

  1. FAMILY - Godidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Gobiosoma Oceanops

    COMMON NAME - Neon Goby

    SIZE - 2" (5 cm)

    RANGE - Tropical Eastern Atlantic

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 10 US Gal. (38 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet for marine carnivores, frozen, live, or finely chopped, feed min. 1 time a day in reef tanks and 2 times a day in others.



    CAPTIVE CARE - This is a cleaner species which is an asset to all systems, provide plenty of hiding places, will help control parasites, viruses, and some diseases. Will fight with members of its own kind, keep only one in smaller tanks, or a male female pair, has spawned in captivity.

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