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Firefish Goby
Firefish Goby


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Firefish Goby

Firefish Goby (aka Firefish or Fire Dartfish)

With a yellow head, and a body that gradually changes from white to a blush hue or carmine red, this torpedo shaped fish is also known as a Firefish, or a Fire Dartfish. The Firefish Goby is a very timid fish that is best suited for smaller reef tanks. While they do best singly or in groups and are not aggressive fish, a tank smaller than 10 gallons is not recommended for a group of Firefish. This species should be tankmates with passive fish only, and will constantly hide if kept with extremely active fish. The Firefish is a jumper as well, so a covered tank is recommended.

Firefish Goby

Internet Price: $12.99

Temperament: Community

Reef Safe: Yes

Family: Gobiidae

Native To: Indo-Pacific, Maldives

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 3"

Temperature: 72-78°F

Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.3; dKH 8-12

Care Level: Easy

Tank Size: 10+ Gallons

Scientific Name: Nemateleotris magnifica

Environment: Marine

  • Timid fish that does best singly, or in groups of four or more
  • Best with peaceful, slow moving fish
  • A tight fitting lid is highly recommended due to jumping

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1.5"-2.5" Length
SKU: 1136801

Firefish Goby
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