Green Banded Gobies

tkao
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HI I was wondering if green banded gobies would do well in a brackish environment? I've heard some gobies actually do better in brackish water than salt water... Has anybody had experience with this specific topic?


 
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Coradee
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There are many species of goby for freshwater, brackish & marine, the green banded is a marine goby so I would keep it in full salt.
 
1971roadrunner
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I thought I never heard of this Goby but looked it up and I have seen it at LFS's. I read on it a bit and Cora was right about it being Saltwater only. I thought the care level would be higher than the info states, they are apparently quite east to care for - nice little fish .

* my fish would eat him though .
 
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Coradee
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I had one a few years ago, they called it a Christmas goby at the Lfs because its colouring looks like one of santas elves.
It was tiny & managed to get through a tiny gap in the lid found it dried up the next morning
 
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tkao
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Thanks for the help guys! What are your opinions on the coolest looking brackish goby???


 
1971roadrunner
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Well the Bumblebee goby are plentiful at LFS's and for good reason but there is one I saw once at an LFS (had to look it up for the name) which is the Kanu goby. I really liked the look and behavior of the guy when I saw him.
 

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