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Neon Cleaner Goby

  • Elacatinus Gobies are sometimes referred to as Neon Gobies.

  • Neon Gobies are hardy and make great additions to a reef aquarium.

  • They may set up a cleaning station waiting for willing participants to have external parasite or other debris removed.

  • Provide an aquarium with plenty of rockwork, caves, cracks and crevices.

  • Elacatinus Gobies should be added to aquariums with a sand bed in order to scavenge for benthic invertebrates.

  • Provide a diet rich in meaty prepared foods fed multiple times daily.

  • House with other peaceful tank mates.

  • Gobies are jumpers provide an aquarium with a tight fitting lid.S

  • Goby can grow to a little over 2".


We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 10 gallons or larger for this species.


Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

Care Info

Care: Easy

Behavior: Social

Diet: Herbivore, Frozen Food,  Live Food, Flake Food

Habitat: Reef

Light: High

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