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Sleeper Blue Dot Goby

Greek Name: (Valenciennea sexguttata)

$39.99

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The Sleeper Blue Dot Goby, often referred to as Ladder Glider, Ladder Goby as well as Sixspot Sleeper Goby, have white bodies and bright blue dots beneath the eyes and on the mouth.

In order to properly manage this species of fish, it needs to be kept in a 30 gallon or larger tank with live sand for the substrate, as well as an enclosed refugium with a population. It is not likely to be aggressive with other fish, but it is territorial and fights with its own species except when they are a mated pair.

The Sleeper Blue Dot Goby feeds from the bottom as it moves through the sand and eats bites of the substrate as well as the food that is buried in the sand. The diet should consist of a variety of brine shrimp, both frozen and live mysis shrimp, live black worms, and prepared foods. It is recommended to feed it frequently.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1″ to 1-1/2″; Medium: 1-1/2″ to 2-1/2″; Large: 2-1/2″ to 4″

Category:

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Blue, White

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

5½"

Origin

Maldives, Sri Lanka

Family

Gobiidae

Minimum Tank

30 gallon

Description

Sleeper Blue Dot Goby Information

The Sleeper Blue Dot Goby sometimes referred to as the Ladder Glider, Ladder Goby as well as the Sixspot Sleeper Goby, has an all-white body, and bright blue spots beneath the mouth and eyes. In order to properly manage the fish, it needs to be kept in a 30 gallon or bigger aquarium, that has live sand as the substrate. It will rarely become aggressive toward other fish, but it is territorial and will fight with its own species except when they are a mated pair.

 

Sleeper Blue Dot Goby Diet

The Sleeper Blue Dot Goby or Ladder Glider Goby eats from the bottom as it moves through the sand, eating mouthfuls of substrate and food that is buried in the sand. The diet should comprise various brine shrimp that are frozen, mysis shrimps, live black worms, and food for carnivores. It is recommended to feed it frequently.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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