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Old 03-27-2011, 12:28 PM   #1
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zebra goby

I bought a single zebra fogy yesterday, will he be okay by itself or should I get a second so it can have company?
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He'll be fine alone.
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He'll be fine alone.
He is hiding under the LR
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Depends, are we speaking of Ptereleotris zebra? If so, they tend to do best in small groups and should be housed in at least a 40g "Breeder" or longer tank since they do openly school/shoal (not a hoverer ime).
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He's in a new place. That's normal for new fish in a tank. And, thats what a lot of gobies do anyway. What else is in the tank?
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He's in a new place. That's normal for new fish in a tank. And, thats what a lot of gobies do anyway. What else is in the tank?
The other fish in the tank are: 2 chromis, 1 engineer goby, hermit crabs and snails
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Depends, are we speaking of Ptereleotris zebra? If so, they tend to do best in small groups and should be housed in at least a 40g "Breeder" or longer tank since they do openly school/shoal (not a hoverer ime).
It is a ptereleotris zebra and the tank is 90gallons
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You may want to try a small schoal of 4-5, which would also help initiate breeding displays
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That engineer may drive you crazy later. What kinda substrate?
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That engineer may drive you crazy later. What kinda substrate?
I just have fine sand substrate. Why will he drive me crazy? He has been in the tank for almost 2 months now and he seems okay I was even planning to getting him a parther.
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