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Firefish Goby


Family: Gobiidae
Species: Nemateleotris magnifica
Common Name: Firefish Goby, Dartfish
Size: 3.1" (10.2 cm)
Habitat: Indo-Pacific, Coral Sea, Maldives.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallon.
Diet: Carnivore, pellets, flake, frozen, especially mysis shrimp.
Behavior: Peaceful, prefer to be kept in pairs, reef safe, Known to be jumpers- secure openings, likes caves and crevices, hides by digging in sand.
Water: Temperature of 72 to 78°F (22.2 25.6°C), pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.021 - 1.023, dKH 8-12
Care: Easy-moderate with good filtration and regular water changes.
Communities: Excellent, best kept with non-aggressive tankmates
Suitability: Good for all with experience with salt-water systems

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