Fish Types

Fish Types

Hector’s Goby

Details

Scientific Name: Koumansetta hectori
Family: Gobiidae
Color: black, yellow

Fish Care

Fish Diet: Omnivore
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal
Max Size: 3"
Relative Care: Moderate

Description

Hector’s Goby, also known as Hector’s Hover Goby, has a bluish-black body with bright yellow horizontal stripes and an eyespot on the dorsal fin.

A 20 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding places is suitable for this fish. It can be included in a reef aquarium and the fish will sift the sand as well as graze on hair algae. It is non-aggressive towards other fish and will not bother invertebrates in the tank.

Hector’s Goby is easy to feed and its diet consists of most marine foods. It consumes large amounts of algae, worms, and prepared foods such as vitamin enriched mysis shrimp and brine shrimp.

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