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Scissortail Goby

Stocking Fish Tips: For new tanks, be sure the fish that you add to your tank are hardy. After the tank has aged for a few months, less hardy fish can be added. A tank needs to “mature” (complete the aquarium nitrogen cycle) before it can accomodate certain species of fish. Submitted by: Dahly
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Scissortail Goby

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Reef Safe:
Family: Gobiidae/ Microdesmidae
Native To: Africa, Fiji, Indo Pacific
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 5″
Temperature: 72-78°F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.3; dKH 8-12
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 20+ Gallons
Scientific Name: Ptereleotris evides
Environment: Marine

Best kept in pairs or groups
Very passive and needs hiding places
Known to jump out of tanks without lids