Engineer Goby

lg 88910 goby
Latin name: (Pholidichthys leucotaenia)

Care Level





Black, Blue, White



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

55 gallons



The Bumblebee Goby is a unique and interesting fish to keep in an aquarium. It is a peaceful fish, and should be kept in a tank that is 55 gallons or larger. A sand covered bottom is highly recommended, as it will allow the Bumblebee Goby to make and explore burrows. When selecting tank mates, it is best to choose peaceful fish, and to introduce them to the tank simultaneously in small groups or pairs. To ensure the Bumblebee Goby is comfortable, there should be plenty of hiding places provided in the aquarium. Additionally, the Bumblebee Goby is a social fish and will be happiest when kept in a group. With the right conditions and the correct tank mates, this fish can bring a lot of joy to any home aquarium.

The Engineer Goby is a hardy fish that has been known to spawn successfully in an aquarium setting. This species is an excellent choice for a nano aquarium and can be a great addition to any community tank. Interestingly, these fish are also known to create and maintain their own burrows which can be an interesting addition to the tank. Moreover, the Engineer Goby is relatively easy to care for, requiring only a varied diet and a few tank parameters to be maintained. With proper care, these fish can thrive in an aquarium for many years to come. In addition, they are peaceful and non-aggressive, coexisting well with other fish species.

A well-fed cichlid will exhibit vibrant colors and a healthy appetite. A well-fed cichlid will also make a great addition to any aquarium.

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