• Home
  • Yellowline Goby - Elacatinus figaro - Captive Bred

Yellowline Goby - Elacatinus figaro - Captive Bred

(0) No Reviews yet
$16.99
Item: 255407
$16.99

In Stock

Available: 5

The Yellowline Goby (Elacatinus figaro) is black with a bright yellow line from head to tail. It is also known as the Barber Goby or as the Gold Neon Goby for its resemblance to the black and blue Neon Cleaner Goby (E. oceanops).

"Cleaner gobies" come mostly from the Gobiosoma genus but are also found in Elacatinus and a few others as fish are reclassified and new genuses are formed or assigned. Most fish from these groups clean parasites and dead scales off of larger fish, leading to their common name, but all can live without a "host" and will feed on a variety of foods in the aquarium. They are best kept in smaller reef tanks where they can be easily fed and enjoyed. Their diet should consist of meaty items like Cyclops, baby brine shrimp, mysis shrimp and similar items.

While predators generally leave known "cleaner" fish alone in exchange for their services, always add larger fish well after these tiny gobies are established in the aquarium and monitor carefully. Predators may still eat smaller fish and inverts, "cleaner" or not. Not all of these gobies are "cleaner" fish and may not help keep parasites from other fish in the aquarium. Gobies from the same species may show aggression towards each other but are generally peaceful towards other fish of a similar size and temperament.
Specifications
MPN
0624-goby
Manufacturer
That Fish Place
Common NameYellowline Goby - CB
Scientific NameElacatinus figaro
DifficultyEasy to Moderate
Reef SafeYes
Invert SafeYes
Community SafeYes
Max Size (in inches)1.5
Min Tank Size (in gallons)10
OriginCaptive Bred (native to Brazil)
Specific Gravity Range1.020-1.024
pH Range8.0-8.4
DietCarnivore
Temperature Range75-82
Internal Id
47591

State Restrictions
Alaska
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
California
Hawaii
Puerto Rico

Ratings & Reviews

No reviews available

Be the first to Write a Review