Fish Guide

Tangaroa Goby   (Ctenogobiops tangaroai)
Family: Gobiidae (Gobies)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 13 to 131 ft.   Size: 2 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 20+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Benthic copepods
Natural History: The Tangaroa goby is found on sandy areas on inner reef slopes. It is generally associated with a pistol shrimp species and will occupy a burrow with it.
Husbandry: The Tangaroa Goby is a peaceful species that should be housed with peaceful tankmates. It should be kept in an aquarium with plenty of live rock to provide refuge and food. It has been reported to associate with pistol shrimp in a burrow. It may also share a burrow with other gobies.

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