Rainfords goby

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

  1. FAMILY - Gobidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Amblygoblus Rainfordi

    COMMON NAME - Rainford's Goby (Old Glory)

    SIZE - 2.6" (6.5 cm)

    RANGE - Western and Central Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet, small crustaceans, vitamin enriched live and frozen brine shrimp, mysid shrimp, marine fare for herbivores, filamentous algae and live rock a plus. Feed min 2 times a day, if plenty of food sources available within the tank, min. 1 time a day.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent

    CAPTIVE CARE - Do not put in a new tank, provide live sand and rock for grazing and browsing, normally not aggressive. Adults will quarrel, keep only one adult per tank, unless a large tank with many hiding places is provided. Do not keep with dotty backs, hawkfishes, sand perches or other fish that are prone to pick on small bottom dwellers.

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