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Old 12-25-2007, 02:52 PM   #1
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bullet goby question

These websites sell bullet gobies all look totally different in appearance live aquaria states they should have a loose coral rubble substrate. Saltwaterfish.com states sand. Also it says minimum 30 gal tank but I read they get lonely and work best in pairs.. I think 2 may be too much for a 46 gallon. If I purchase 1 will it be a sad, depressed, aggresive fish??? Also the stated maximium size I am unsure about is 6" about right. I would think a 6" bullet goby may be too large for a 46 gallon
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https://www.liveaquaria.com/product/...cfm?pCatId=206

http://www.saltwaterfish.com/site_11...ot_parent_id=4

http://www.bluezooaquatics.com/produ...&pid=553&did=1
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They should have a sand substrate. A crushed coral substrate will cut them if sharp edges go through them. They turn darker in the tank. Here is a pic of him when I got him and the Fantasy reef article is after several yrs. Read the FR article.

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All three sites may be calling different fish by the same name. You need to research on the scientific name. Even then "Genus Amblygobius, the Hover Gobies:..There are thirteen species in this genus."

Hover Gobies, Genus Amblygobius

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