lg 71133 Firefish
Latin name: (Nemateleotris magnifica)

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The Firefish Goby is an ideal addition to a reef aquarium, as its activity during the day adds interest to the tank. It is also relatively easy to care for, as long as its diet is varied and water parameters are maintained. In addition, it is peaceful, and can live happily in a community tank with other similar-sized fish that are not overly aggressive. The Firefish Goby is an excellent choice for the beginner aquarium hobbyist, as well as the experienced aquarist. It is also a great addition to an existing tank, providing both interest and activity.

The Firefish Goby is a beautiful and unique marine fish that is popular among saltwater aquarium hobbyists. It is important to recreate their wild habitat as closely as possible in order to ensure the wellbeing of the fish. Therefore, a 20-gallon or larger aquarium with moderate lighting conditions and a moderate current passing over the live rock “reef” should be provided. Additionally, a lid should be placed on the aquarium to prevent the Firefish Goby from trying to jump out of the tank, as this is a sign of stress. With the proper care, the Firefish Goby can thrive in a home aquarium for several years.

A diet of live or frozen brine fish, mysis shrimp, and prepared marine foods is what the Firefish Goby should consume to thrive in an aquarium.

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