Rhinogobius duospilus

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Gobiidae
Origin : South China
Length : 4.5 cm - 1.8"
Min. length aquarium : 50 cm - 20"
English names : Dragon Goby, Hong Kong Goby, Red Cheeked Goby, Red Throated Goby, White Cheeked Goby
During breeding times males are rather aggressive to each other and a territory is made.  It is wise to keep one male together with several females.  The aquarium should be set op with a sandy substrate and some flat stones.  The male digs a hole under the stones.  Strong running water is appreciated.

You should give them small live food.

Breeding is rather easy.  10-50 eggs are laid and fertilized in a cave.  The male cares for the eggs very intensive.  After 2 weeks the eggs hatch and 2 days later the young fishes are swimming free,  You can raise them with baby brine shrimp.

Photo Credit

Clint Norwood

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