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Chlamydogobius eremius - Desert Goby

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Desert Gobies Pair - Male in front.




Male - Full courting colors.
Latin Name: Chlamydogobius eremius

Common Name:Desert Goby

Origin: Australia

Size: 2 inch (5cm)

Sexual Differences: Males more colorful during spawning

Suggested Minimum Tank Size: 5 gallon +

Water Chemistry: Adaptable to most local water conditions

Preferred Temperature:
68-80°F (20-27°C)

Special Considerations: Short Lived

Feeding: Finicky - frozen, small live foods

Availability: Rare, but usually available online.
 
Comments:

A tiny colorful goby from Australia.
 
This fish prefers frozen or live food.
 
The desert Goby has a short lifespan, rarely lives longer than 1 year.
 
A 5 gallon tank will be fine for a pair, and it is best to keep only one male in a tank.
 
The male has all the colors, females are a plain mottled gray.
 
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