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Old 06-09-2011, 03:49 PM   #1
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front loading sand by goby

hey guys -

my goby has been busy burrowing, and the dust has finally been filtered out from where all he was digging; but i've noticed that he has moved a good deal of sand to the front of the tank and the back is getting a bit bare. i moved some sand around and also moved my rocks to prevent any rock falls, but am curious how yall deal with it? and the sand i moved was stuff he has sifted and keeps turning around, so it wasn't the deep layer of sand that was messed with.

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That's normal for him starting out.He will settle in shortly and and your sand bed will level out some again.
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What type of goby do you have ?
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My new diamond goby is doing the same exact thing, I 've had him for 2 days and hes stacking up sand in the front of the aquarium.
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Imagine his dismay when you level out the sand he's spent days piling up lol.
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I have a diamond goby, he didn't look pleased with me at all. At all. But he got to re-digging anyhow shortly after, so he is showing me who is really the boss of the tank.
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I have to laugh at the mental image of that poor goby giving you the evil eye for daring to re-arrange his decorating
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Anyone know why my goby keeps opening its mouth wide as if hes yawning and while he does it his body lifts up??
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Mine does the mouth opening thing when he's po'd. Like when my blenny gets too close to him trying to get food. lol
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