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Masked Goby (Coryphopterus personatus)
Masked Goby
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
Masked Goby (Coryphopterus personatus)
Additional locales and sizes may be available!
Additional locales and sizes may be available!

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Clear, Orange
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 2"
Family Caribbean
Minimum Tank Size 10 gallons
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Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Clear, Orange
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 2"
Family Caribbean
Minimum Tank Size 10 gallons
Compatibility View Chart
What do these Quick Stats mean? Click here for more information

Overview

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Did you know that this specimen ships from our LiveAquaria® Wisconsin Facility, home of our popular Diver's Den® WYSIWYG Store and our LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Corals (CCGC)? What that means is that you can rest assured knowing this specimen received the highest level of care from our experienced and professional LiveAquaria® staff!

PLUS, hobbyists that use our LiveAquaria® Professional Reef Salt have the added benefit knowing marine species shipped from our LiveAquaria® Wisconsin Facility share the same water parameters. In other words, if you use our Professional Reef Salt, marine species shipped from our Wisconsin Facility will acclimate and transition to your home aquarium with less stress to set the foundation for longer term success.

he Masked Goby is a native of the reefs in the Caribbean. This fish gets its name from its transparent body and orange face. The body of the fish is also covered in white spots.

It requires a 10 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding places as they are often found hovering above the bottom in caves and in shaded areas of reefs. It will rarely become aggressive towards other fish and is found in schools on the reef. Masked Gobies are known to successfully spawn in an aquarium.

The diet of the Masked Goby should consist of a variety of brine shrimp, frozen mysis shrimp, table shrimp, and frozen food preparations for carnivores. They should be fed small amounts several times each day.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 3/4" to 1-1/4" Medium: 1-1/4" to 2"

Customer Testimonials

Leah Sanchez Cheektowaga , NY
These little fish are great. I have a 14 gallon tank and was looking for small, peaceful active fish. I bought two of these. They do come very tiny. I put screen over my intakes so they wouldn't get sucked into the slots. But they are very healthy and growing well. They swim like firefish; hover, dart and perch to rest. Unlike the firefish, these fish are out all day with my pygmy filefish and fun to watch. Great addition to my tank. Thank you Live Aquaria!
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