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      Registered: July 2003
      Location: Sumner
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      Scientific Name: Paragobiodon lacunicolus
      Max. size: 3.0 cm TL (male/unsexed)
      Environment: reef-associated; marine; depth range - 20 m
      Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Seychelles and Chagos Islands to Line and Tuamoto Islands; north to Ryukyu and Bonin Islands; south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia.
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8-9. Body tan, sometimes with an orange head, and blackish vertical fins. Midline of belly naked. SL to 24 mm.
      Biology: Lives exclusively among the branches of the coral Pocillopora damicornis, sometimes as deep as 20 m.
      Aquarium care:Has a temperature range of 72 - 82°F (22 - 28°C) and their natural diet consists mainly of small benthic invertebrate and plankton. Requires a meaty diet, i.e., enriched brine shrimp, mysis, finely chopped fish or shrimp flesh, with one or two feedings per day. They should not be housed with aggressive fishes such as groupers, dottybacks, triggerfishes or angelfishes
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  1.   Mon September 25, 2006 8:40am Rating: 9.00 
    1. River
      New Forum member!

      Registered: September 2006
      Location: London,Ontario,Canada

      I've always been a gobie fan and thats a nice one
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