Bumble Bee Goby

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Bumble Bee Goby

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Scientific Name: Brachygobius doriae

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Approximate purchase size : 1.5 - 2.5cm
All Pond Solutions will always endeavour to supply as close to the approximate size range as possible. Due to variations from suppliers on rare occasions, this may not always be possible. Images used are to show the full potential of the fish when fully mature and are not always representative of juvenile specimens.

How easy are they to care for?
Generally quite easy to care for with healthy water quality. Avoid keeping with larger or boisterous species.

How large can they grow?

Where in the world are they from?
Distributed throughout Sarawak and Borneo.

What is the ideal number to keep together?
Although males are boisterous between each other it is still advised to keep at least 6 to reduce shyness and encourage natural behaviours.

What water conditions do they require?
A pH range of 7.0 - 8.5 and a temperature of 22-28 degrees Celsius. Bumblebee Goby prefers brackish environment. 

What should you feed them?
An Omnivorous species, will happily feed on a range of flakes, pellets and sinking foods but should be suplemented with frozen foods.

How compatible are they with other fish?
Generally a peaceful species, with others. Best kept with smaller community fish.

Can they be bred in captivity?
Cave spawners such as small flower pots. A male will select a breeding area and display to encourage females to spawn. When the males defend the eggs (up to 200 at a time) it can be advised to remove other fish present (unless breeding in an isolated tank). Eggs will hatch in 7-9 days.