Gobies

Gobies are found in all the oceans – so naturally the known gobies in our marine come in our aquarium from the tropical waters. Gobies usually have a long body with a big jaw. The ventral fins have grown together into a suction disc with which the fishes can hold on to the rocks. There are very few gobies who live in the fresh water. The wonderful Schwert gobies of Nemateleotris species belong to this. Gobies are specially suitable to be kept in the marine aquarium due to their small size. Often they also fulfill a special purpose: Some of them keep digging the sand to ensure that it always appears white. Others live together with symbiotic partners which is really spectacular to watch.




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Gobiopsis quinquecincta (Astrabe sp.) - Jaguar Goby



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Gobiopsis quinquecincta (Astrabe sp.) - Jaguar Goby

Gobiopsis quinquecincta (Astrabe sp.) - Jaguar Goby

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Sample picture. We think that this Jaguar Goby, which is usually labeled as "Astrabe sp." is actually Gobiopsis quinquecincta...

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Istigobius ornatus - Ornate Goby



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Istigobius ornatus - Ornate Goby

Istigobius ornatus - Ornate Goby

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Priolepis semidoliata - Half-Barred Goby



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Priolepis semidoliata - Half-Barred Goby

Priolepis semidoliata - Half-Barred Goby

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Sample picture. The Half-Barred Goby is a neat little goby with an interesting pattern. They grow maybe to about 3-4 cm and is thus...

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Gobiodon histrio - Broad-barred Goby



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Gobiodon histrio - Broad-barred Goby

Gobiodon histrio - Broad-barred Goby

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Eviota queenslandica - Queensland Dwarf Goby



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Eviota queenslandica - Queensland Dwarf Goby

Eviota queenslandica - Queensland Dwarf Goby

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Sample picture. The Queensland Dwarf Goby has a range that extends far further than just Australian waters its named for. The...

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Cryptocentrus pavoninoides - Bluespotted Watchman Goby



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Cryptocentrus pavoninoides - Bluespotted Watchman Goby

Cryptocentrus pavoninoides - Bluespotted Watchman Goby

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Elacatinus (Gobiosoma) oceanops - Neon Blue Cleaner Goby



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Elacatinus (Gobiosoma) oceanops - Neon Blue Cleaner Goby

Elacatinus (Gobiosoma) oceanops - Neon Blue Cleaner Goby

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Valenciennea strigata - Sleeper Goldhead Goby



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Valenciennea strigata - Sleeper Goldhead Goby

Valenciennea strigata - Sleeper Goldhead Goby

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VALENCIENNEA STRIGATA - SLEEPER GOLDHEAD GOBY The Sleeper Goldhead Goby (Valenciennea strigata), whose golden head is a unique...

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Ptereleotris evides - Blackfin dartfish



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Ptereleotris evides - Blackfin dartfish

Ptereleotris evides - Blackfin dartfish

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Nemateleotris decora - Purple Firefish



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Nemateleotris decora - Purple Firefish

Nemateleotris decora - Purple Firefish

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Asterropteryx semipunctata - Starry Goby



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Asterropteryx semipunctata - Starry Goby

Asterropteryx semipunctata - Starry Goby

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Sample picture. The Starry Goby is still pretty much an aquaristic unknown. With a maximum size of around 4 cm it is well-suited for...

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Valenciennea helsdingenii - Sandsifting Goby XL



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Eviota bifasciata - Twostripe pygmy goby



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Amblyeleotris wheeleri - Wheeler's Shrimp Goby



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Valenciennea puellaris - Diamond Watchman Goby



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Cryptocentrus cinctus - prawn-goby



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Cryptocentrus fasciatus - Y-Bar Shrimp Goby



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Valenciennea bella - Bella Goby



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Valenciennea bella - Bella Goby

Valenciennea bella - Bella Goby

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Sample picture. The Bella Goby is an exciting new rarity on the field of sand sifting. Like other sand-sifting gobies, they chew...

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Valenciennea wardii - Tiger Watchman Goby



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Flabelligobius sp. - Black sailfin goby



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Elacatinus puncticulatus - Redhead Goby



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Elacatinus puncticulatus - Redhead Goby

Elacatinus puncticulatus - Redhead Goby

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Sample picture. The Redhead Goby is small, peaceful Caribbean Goby. Elacatinus puncticulatus only reaches about 3-4 cm in size, which...

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Gobiodon okinawae - Okinawa goby



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Elacatinus (Gobiosoma) multifasciatus - Green Banded Goby



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Aioliops megastigma - Mini Dart Goby



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Aioliops megastigma - Mini Dart Goby

Aioliops megastigma - Mini Dart Goby

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Sample picture. The Mini Dart Goby only grows to a size of 2-3 cm and is suitable for small tanks from 50l. They should be fed small...

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Stonogobiops nematodes - Hi Fin Red Banded Goby



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Aioliops megastigma - Mini Dart Goby (3-Pack)



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Aioliops megastigma - Mini Dart Goby (3-Pack)

Aioliops megastigma - Mini Dart Goby (3-Pack)

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Sample picture. You will receive 3 fish. The Mini Dart Goby only grows to a size of 2-3 cm and is suitable for small tanks from 50l....

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Trimma cana - Candycane Pygmy Goby



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Trimma benjamini - Ring-eye Pygmy Goby



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Trimma benjamini - Ring-eye Pygmy Goby

Trimma benjamini - Ring-eye Pygmy Goby

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Sample picture. The Ring-eye Pygmy Goby (Trimma benjamini) is a cool little red goby for small tanks of 30l size or more. They are easy...

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Elacatinus figaro - Yellowline Cleaner Goby



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Elacatinus figaro - Yellowline Cleaner Goby

Elacatinus figaro - Yellowline Cleaner Goby

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Sample picture. Elacatinus figaro (sometimes also Gobiosoma figaro, an old synonym) is a 3-4 cm large goby suitable for tanks 60l and...

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Eviota atriventris (aka E. pellucida) - Dwarf Goby



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Trimma rubromaculatum - Red-Spotted Dwarf Goby



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Paragobius lacunicolus - Panda Goby



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Paragobius lacunicolus - Panda Goby

Paragobius lacunicolus - Panda Goby

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The Panda Goby (Paragobius lacunicolus) is a tiny fish that only grow to about 2 cm size. The key to keep them successfully is feeding,...

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Trimma cf. yoshinoi - Dwarf Goby



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Signigobius biocellatus - Twinspot Goby



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Amblyeleotris periophthalma - Shrimp Goby



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Gobiodon quinquestrigatus - Five-lined coral goby



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Valenciennea sexguttata - Sleeeper Bluedot Goby



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Valenciennea sexguttata - Sleeeper Bluedot Goby

Valenciennea sexguttata - Sleeeper Bluedot Goby

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VALENCIENNEA SEXGUTTATA - SLEEPER BLUEDOT GOBY Eponymous for the Sleeper Blue Dot Goby (Valenciennea sexguttata), that can get up to...

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Discordipinna griessingeri - Spikefin goby



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Coryphopterus personatus - Masked Goby



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Nemateleotris helfrichi - Helfrichs Dartfish



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Nemateleotris helfrichi - Helfrichs Dartfish

Nemateleotris helfrichi - Helfrichs Dartfish

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Sample picture. Helfrich's Dartfish (Nemateleotris helfrichi) is a rare and exotic goby that with limited availability. They are...

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Gobiodon oculineatus - Black Coral Goby



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Gobiodon oculineatus - Black Coral Goby

Gobiodon oculineatus - Black Coral Goby

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Latin Name: Gobiodon oculolineatus
Common Name: Black Coral Goby
Adult Size: 4 cm
Aquarium size: from 60l
Feeding: frozen or live food (Mysis, Artemia, Calanus, mussel meat, lobster eggs, zooplankton)
Temperature: 22?C - 27?C
Care Level: normal
Temperament: peaceful, keep alone or in pairs


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Amblyeleotris aurora - Shrimp Goby



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Stonogobiops dracula - Dracula Goby - RARE!



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Priolepis hipoliti - Rusty Goby



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Priolepis hipoliti - Rusty Goby

Priolepis hipoliti - Rusty Goby

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Amblyeleotris guttata - Spotted Prawn-Goby



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Eviota prasites - Hairfin Dwarf Goby



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Amblygobius phalaena - White-barred goby



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Gobies

Symbiotic gobies and partner gobies

"Most interesting: Symbiotic gobies with partner crabs!"

Coral gobies

Coral gobies (Gobiodon) on the other hand live as territorial creatures in the hard corals. They defend the corals against attackers and also use this for spawning. So a small piece of coral is gnawed off and the eggs are laid here.

Partnership

Specially popular and interesting to watch are the cohabitation between the invertebrates. The guardian gobies live together with a partner-pistol shrimp (Alpheus). So the pistol shrimp builds passageways (upto 1m) und piles up the sand outside. The goby guards the entrance of the hole and communicates with the crabs. In case of danger it takes protection in the passageways and feeds on microorganisms which gets out with the sand. This partnership is one of the most interesting things to be looked at: Gobies with partner crabs are definitely an eye-catcher in the nano-aquarium.

Feeding the gobies

Regarding feed, gobies are usually undemanding and can be fed with common food varieties. Artemia, Mysis, Goldpods and different granulated food are gladly accepted. Often the gobies are also fed the naturally existing zooplankton in the aquarium.

Useful gobies

Gobies can be very useful in the aquarium. The goby Amblygobius phalaena for example tirelessly dredges through the sand and thus ensures that this beautiful sand remains white. Due to the continuous movement it is a good precaution against Cyano bacteris and plagues on the aquarium gravel and can be used in the existing plagues.

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