Whiteray shrimp goby

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

  1. FAMILY - Godidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Stonogobiops Sp.

    COMMON NAME - Whiteray Shrimp Goby (Clown Shrimp Goby)

    SIZE - 2" (5 cm)

    RANGE - Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    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.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent

    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, provide sand and coral rubble for their burrow, may jump out of an open top tank.

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