Yellow shrimp goby


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FAMILY - Gobidae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cryptocentrus Cinctus

COMMON NAME - Yellow Shrimp Goby (Yellow Watchman Goby)

SIZE - 2.8" (7 cm)

RANGE - Indo Pacific

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. ( 76 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, fresh or frozen mysid shrimp, vitamin enriched brine shrimp, finely chopped table shrimp, frozen preparations for carnivores. Feed a min. 2 times a day.


REEF COMPATIBILITY - Prone to eat smaller ornamental shrimps, will not bother sessile invertebrates.

CAPTIVE CARE - Readily adapts to captivity. Provide a sand bottom with live rock and coral rubble to from hiding places. Keep only one per tank unless a proven pair is obtained. Will attack other shrimp gobies, prone to jump out of an open top tank.

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