Two Spot Goby

Greek Name: (Signigobius biocellatus)



A Two Spot Goby is also called  Twinspot Goby, Signal Goby as well as Crabeye Goby. The body and head are white and orange-colored. The erect dorsal fins are clearly marked by eye spots.

It is recommended to have it in a 10 gallon or greater aquarium, with live sand for substrate and an attached refugium that is populated. It is not likely to act aggressively towards other fish, however, it is territorial and can be aggressive towards its own species except if they are a mated pair.

If the conditions are right, the Two Spot Goby will spawn successfully in aquariums.

The Two Spot Goby feeds off the bottom, sifting through sand to find food. It must be fed an assortment of live brine vitamin-enriched shrimp, mysis Shrimp, live black worms, and prepared food for carnivores.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 3/4″ to 1-1/4″ Medium: 1-1/4″ to 2″ Large: 2″ to 3″



Care Level




Color Form

Orange, Tan, White



Reef Compatible


Water Conditions

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

Max Size



Indonesia, Vanuatu



Minimum Tank

10 gallons


Two Spot Goby Information

The Two Spot Goby has many different names. It is also known as The Twinspot Goby or Crabeye Goby. It is recommended to keep them in a minimum of 10 gallons or greater aquarium that has live sand as a substrate to burrow or dig in. They are not known to be aggressive against other fish, but they are territorial and may fight with their species unless they’re in a couple. If the conditions are ideal the Two Spot Goby will spawn with ease in an aquarium.


Two Spot Goby Diet

The Two Spot Goby is fed from the bottom by sifting the substrate to find food. They must be provided with a variety of live brine shrimp, frozen mysis shrimp, and live black worms.

Additional information


Large, Medium, Small

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