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Neon Goby
Gobiosoma oceanops
 
 
 
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Tank Stats
Size: 1/2 inch
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Parasites, copepods, cyclops, small pellet
Origin: Caribbean
Acclimation Time: 3+hours
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
  
  

The Neon Goby is extremely hardy and makes a great fish for a beginner. It is mostly recognized as a true cleaner which picks off cryptocaryon and other parasites from the gobies as well as dead tissues. The Neon Goby is a ready breeder and is successful in spawning by both hobbyists and commercially. It is a sleek fish that is attractive and eye-catching as well. The Neon Goby is very easy to keep, and can be kept in either a community fish aquarium or a reef. It is an absolute coral reef inhabitant that enjoys live rock to hide in and to feel comfortable. Though sometimes it may get nourishment from cleaning parasites off of their tankmates, feeding is also required such as small meaty foods, frozen foods and tablets. Be cautious with some larger predatory type fish, and should not be housed with them. It thrives well in a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and pH of 8.1-8.4. The Neon Goby grows up to 2 inches and makes a great addition to any nano tank. It requires water changes and minimum of 10 gallon aquarium is recommended and 20 gallons if you want it to spawn. The Neon Goby enjoys the diet that contains mysis shrimp, raw table shrimp, flake, pellet, and other meaty foods.

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