It should be kept in a 10 gallon or larger aquarium that is well-established and has live rock and sand on which the fish can graze. It is best to keep only one of this species in an aquarium, unless the tank is large with an abundance of hiding places. It is rarely aggressive towards other species.
It is possible for the Court Jester Goby to spawn successfully in an aquarium.
The diet should consist of filamentous algae, small crustaceans, such as live and frozen brine shrimp, mysis shrimp.