Video: Rare goby at TMC Bristol

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TMC's Bristol branch has taken delivery of a gorgeous Spikefin goby (Dicordipinna griessingeri).

This is a secretive little fish that's not commonly seen in the marine aquarium trade. It's found in the Indo-Pacific — Red Sea to the Marquesan Islands — and gets to just 3-4cm/1.5". And check out that dorsal fin!

In the wild, this fish is found in areas with live coral, rubble, and sand, so a substrate of sand or crushed coral is recommended in the aquarium, along with plenty of live rock to provide additional food.

Avoid boisterous tankmates as this little fish will be easily bullied, and anything too big is likely to see it as food.

 

Please note that TMC supplies to the trade only, however if you see something you like, your local dealer may be able to get it for you.

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