Flaming Prawn Goby
Flaming Prawn Goby
Discordipinna griessingeri

Flaming Prawn Goby

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  • Common Names: Flaming Prawn Goby, Spikefin Goby
  • Latin Name: Discordipinna griessingeri
  • Distribution: Flaming Prawn Gobies are naturally occurring in the Western Pacific Ocean, specifically in regions such as Indonesia, the Philippines, and Papua New Guinea.
  • Max Size: They reach a maximum size of about 2 inches (5 centimetres).
  • Temperature Range: Flaming Prawn Gobies thrive in water temperatures between 75°F and 82°F (24°C and 28°C).
  • pH Range: They prefer a pH range of 8.1 to 8.4.
  • KH Range: These gobies do well in a KH (carbonate hardness) range of 8 to 12 dKH.
  • Care Level: Flaming Prawn Gobies require delicate care and attention, placing them at a moderate care level.
  • Lighting Preference: They can adapt to a variety of lighting intensities and do not have specific lighting preferences.
  • Preferred Food: Flaming Prawn Gobies are carnivorous and thrive on a diet consisting of small crustaceans, zooplankton, and frozen or live foods like brine shrimp and mysis shrimp.
  • Behaviour: They are peaceful and social fish that can be kept in small groups. They spend their time hovering near the substrate and exploring crevices in search of food.
  • Suitable for Reef Tanks: Yes, Flaming Prawn Gobies are suitable for reef tanks. They are generally reef-safe and do not disturb corals or other invertebrates.
  • Interesting Facts: Flaming Prawn Gobies belong to the family Gobiidae, known as gobies, which is one of the largest families of fish.