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Blue Cheek Goby 6cm

Product Code: Valencienna strigata Our Ref No : 3961
This product can only be bought in store
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Blue Cheek Goby (Valencienna strigata)
AKA Gold Head Sleeper Goby

Maximum size:
15cm

Suggested minimum aquarium size when adult:
200 litres

Difficulty:
Moderate - difficult

Feeding:
Will eat frozen Mysis and Brineshrimp, will usually eat flake or pellets if they sink to the bottom. Need frequent feeding to prevent starvation.

Reef safe:
Yes, but may dig and some sand could be dropped on coral.

Compatibility:
Generally peaceful with other similar sized fish, if kept with active species, ensure enough food reaches the bottom. Can be kept singularly or as a matched male/female pair introduced at the same time.

Other information.
We try and pair these fish up while they are in quarantine. They are excellent sand sifters that can cause some clouding of the water when first introduced. They need lots of sinking food, e.g. frozen Mysis or pellets to prevent them from becoming emaciated. This fish is known to jump out, tight fitting cover suggested.

For more information ask a member of staff in store.

This is a library photo of a pair of 7cm Blue Cheek Gobies taken at The WaterZoo, exact appearance may differ due to natural variations and lighting conditions.
Our marine fish are hand picked from TMC and rested on our premises for at least 7 days and guaranteed feeding before being offered for sale.

All marine fish are only available for collection and payment in store. We are happy to reserve a fish in stock for up to 5 days. However, this will still be shown on our website until collected. Fish not collected within the specified period will be offered for sale without further notice..