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Engineer Goby


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Engineer Goby

Also known as a Convict Blenny, or Fangedragtsslimfisk (Denmark).

The Convict Blenny as a juvenile has stripes similar to Coral Catfish. As it matures, the pattern of blue, black and white begins to change into a mottled or spotted pattern. In the wild, this fish inhabits the reefs and shallow lagoons of the ocean creating burrows in the sand. In captivity, this fish does best with plenty of hiding places and a sandy bottom. Small groups or pairs can be added to a tank, but must be done simultaneously to prevent aggression.

Engineer Goby

Internet Price: $10.99

Temperament: Community

Reef Safe: Yes

Family: Pholidichthyidae

Native To: Solomon Islands, Indo-Pacific

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 1"

Temperature: 72-78° F

Water Parameters: dKH 8-12, sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4

Care Level: Moderate

Tank Size: 70+ gallons

Scientific Name: Pholidichthys leucotaenia

Environment: Marine

  • Excellent fish for reef or community aquariums
  • Needs plenty of hiding places and a sandy bottom to create a burrow
  • Groups and pairs must be introduced simultaneously

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1"-3" Length
SKU: 1372718

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