Engineer Goby
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  • Engineer Goby

  • Pholidichthys leucotaenia

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  • Tank Size: 55 Gallons
    Tempermant: Peaceful
    Maximum Size: 13"
    Coloration: Black, Yellow, Blue
    Diet: Carnivore
    Regions Found: Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Solomon Islands
    Reef Compatible: Yes
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Guarantee: Live Guarantee Available
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
    Other Names: Convict Blenny, Convict Worm Blenny, Convict Goby, Engineer Blenny
  • Description
  • The Engineer Goby is a very interesting fish that doesn’t really fit in any family of fish. Engineer Gobies have a long dark body with various yellow markings.

    As the Engineer Goby ages, its marking change tremendously, at times it can be blue and other times it will be jet black. Sometimes the Engineer Goby even resembles a small Tesselata eel. Engineer Gobies aren’t in the same family as other blennies or gobies either. Engineer Gobies can reach a maximum adult size of around 13 inches and need to be kept in a tank that is at least 55 gallons.

    Engineer Gobies need to be housed in an aquarium with both a decent depth sand bed and lots of live rock. Engineer Gobies will burrow in the sand bed and also search for food in it. Engineer Gobies will also frequently hide in live rock if they feel threatened.

    Engineer Gobies are rather peaceful fish and will not bother other fish, coral or inverts in reef tanks. Engineer Gobies can be kept together, but should be introduced at the same time to reduce the chance of aggression.

    Engineer Gobies are carnivores and need a diet rich in meaty foods. Foods like mysis and brine shrimp as well as high quality meaty frozen foods will keep your Engineer Goby healthy and thriving.

    If you have any questions about the Engineer Goby and if it’s the right fish for your system, please feel free to contact us at anytime.

    Tiny: Up to 1", Small: Over 1-1.5", Small / Medium: Over 1.5-2", Medium: Over 2-2.5", Medium / Large: Over 2.5-3", Large: Over 3-3.5", Extra Large: Over 3.5-4", Extra Extra Large: Over 4-4.5", Show Size: Over 4.5"
 
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