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Biota Captive-Bred Ring Eyed Goby

Greek Name: (Trimma benjamini)

$49.99

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The captive-bred fish have a distinct advantage over wild caught species. They are more durable and at ease with conditions in a reef aquarium. This makes them the perfect choice for newbies and experienced aquarists.

This Biota Captive-Bred Red Ring Eyed Goby is an enchanting tiny goby with a stunning red hue that is sure to bring a lot of visual excitement to your tiny aquarium. Like its name suggests, the Biota Captive-Bred Goby has a cute bespectacled appearance with slightly squinty eyes. When in the wild Ring Eyed Gobies inhabit coastal and outer reef slopes hanging onto the roof of caves or ledges. So, you shouldn’t be shocked to find your Biota Captive-Bred Goby in an unnaturally high position within the reef’s landscape, or even on your glass aquarium. Its natural habitat stretches across the Western Pacific Ocean ranging from Sulawesi to Tonga and north towards the Marshall Islands; south to New Caledonia and into the Great Barrier Reef.

The best set up to house the Biota Captive-Bred Ring-Eyed Goby is a well-established 10 gallon or greater aquarium that is aquascaped with a lot of live rock, as well as many overhangs and hiding spots. The Biota Captive-Bred Ring-Eyed Goby is a calm fish that is not known to show aggression toward other fish, with the exception of aggression towards fish belonging to its particular species. A number of individuals can be housed in larger aquariums, but ensure that you keep this Biota Captive-Bred Ring Eyed Goby with fish that are calm and peaceful, and avoid the presence of more aggressive fish.

A diet for the Biota Captive-Bred Goby should comprise various meaty food items and plant matter, including mysis shrimp, as well as other frozen meaty items that are soaked in vitamin supplements as well as phyto and zooplankton-rich foods and flake foods. To recreate the best possible natural conditions for feeding, put food items in the outlet of a water pump or wavemaker to ensure they can be dispersed in the column of water. The Biota Ring-Eyed Captive-Bred Goby is recommended to be fed multiple smaller meals throughout the day.

Approximate size of purchase: 1/2″ to 1″

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Orange, Red

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

1"

Origin

Cebu

Family

Gobiidae

Minimum Tank

10 gallons

Description

Biota Captive-Bred Ring Eyed Goby Information

Ring Eyed Goby is a beautiful little goby with vibrant red coloring guaranteed to bring a stunning visual appeal to your nano aquarium. As its name suggests, this Ring Eyed Goby sports an adorable bespectacled face with turned eyes. When in the wild Ring Eyed Gobies inhabit coastal and outer reef slopes and cling to the top of caves or ledges. So, you shouldn’t be shocked to see the Ring Eyed Goby in gravity-defying places within your aquarium’s reef landscape or even on your glass aquarium. Its natural habitat stretches across the Western Pacific Ocean ranging from Sulawesi to Tonga north, all the way up to the Marshall Islands; south to New Caledonia, and into the Great Barrier Reef.

The ideal setup for the Ring Eyed Goby should be an established 10 gallon or greater marine aquarium with an aquascape that is adorned with live rock, as well as many areas for hiding and overhangs. It is believed that the Ring Eyed Goby is a calm fish that doesn’t show any aggression toward other fish, except occasionally towards fish belonging to its particular species. A number of individuals can be housed in larger aquariums, however, make sure you keep this Ring Eyed Goby with fish with a calm temperament. Avoid keeping it with aggressive fish.

 

Biota Captive-Bred Ring Eyed Goby Diet

Diet of Goby should consist of a wide variety of meaty and plant matter, including mysis shrimp, various frozen meaty items which are soaked in a vitamin supplement, and phyto and zooplankton-rich foods as well as flake food. To recreate the best possible natural environment for feeding, place the food into the water outlet of a pump or wavemaker to ensure it is dispersed into the column of water. It is recommended that the Ring Eyed Goby should be fed several small meals throughout the day.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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