Crested Goby (Cryptocentroides gobioides)
Family: Gobiidae (Gobies)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region, Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 0 to 82 ft. Size: 3.5 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Benthic copepods
Natural History: The Crested Goby is found on tidal reef flats and lagoons, usually in sandy shallow water. It is observed to tolerate brackish water in mangrove habitats.
Husbandry: The Crested Goby prefers moderate to strong water flow and should be provided live rock and sand upon which it can rest, hide, and find food. It should only be housed with peaceful tankmates.
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