Sulphur Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus)

Save £5.00

Size: SM
Sale price£21.00 Regular price£26.00


The Sulphur Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) is a small, vibrant marine fish found in the Indo-Pacific region. Known for its striking yellow coloration and intricate patterns, this goby is a popular addition to saltwater aquariums. With a peaceful temperament, it often forms symbiotic relationships with burrowing pistol shrimp in the wild, creating a mutualistic bond within the aquarium environment. To thrive, provide a suitable habitat with sandy substrate for burrowing, moderate water flow, and stable water parameters. Offer a varied diet of small meaty foods like brine shrimp and mysis shrimp. Ensure proper tank size, lighting, and regular water changes for optimal health and longevity.

Care Requirements:

- Tank Size: Minimum 20 litres (5 gallons) for a single goby; increase size for multiple fish.
- Temperature:** 24-27°C (75-80°F).
- pH: 8.1-8.4.
- Salinity: 1.020-1.025 specific gravity.
- Substrate: Fine sand for burrowing.
- Filtration: Efficient biological filtration.
- Lighting: Moderate to subdued lighting.
- Diet: Varied diet including frozen or live brine shrimp, Mysis shrimp, and small marine crustaceans.
- Compatibility: Generally peaceful but avoid keeping with aggressive tank mates.
- Maintenance: Regular water changes (10-20% weekly) and monitoring of water parameters.

You may also like

Recently viewed