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Freshwater Neon Goby Stiphodon atropurpureus
Category: Gobies & Gudgeons
Price: £9.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 5 in stock
Lovely Indonesian Neon Goby
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Soft|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
Stiphodon atropurpureus (Freshwater Neon Goby)
A relatively sturdy-looking goby with a cylindrical body. This species is adapted to fast-flowing, subtropical streams and will stay close to the substrate in most aquaria. It swims poorly.
Males have a blue-grey body with black bands running from nose to tail. In good condition, and when settled into their home, the males can turn neon blue. Females are less brightly coloured, and the banding on the flanks is not so distinct.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A peaceful, bottom-dwelling fish that will do well only in a subtropical aquarium alongside species from a similar biotope. White cloud mountain minnows, hillstream loaches, and Rhinogobius duospilus would make ideal companions. Feeds primarily on small invertebrates such as bloodworms.
Not yet bred in captivity.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||East Asia: Malaysia, Philipines, Japan, China|
|Size||Around 5 cm|
|Water Parameters||Neutral, well-filtered water. Does not need salt.|