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Hector's Goby Amblyeleotris hectori

Hector's Goby (Amblyeleotris hectori)  
Aliases:  Hector's Hover Goby
Hector's Goby Amblyeleotris hectori
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  Family:  Gobiidae
  Maximum Size:  3.1 inches
  Temperament:  Passive
  Stamina:  Hardy

  Activity:  Day / Diurnal
  Tank Area Preference:
   Lower Tank Area

  Captive Breeding:  Unreported
  Sexual Differences:  None Specified

  Aquarium Compatibility


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   A wonderful addition to any reef tank. This goby, although small, will try to do its part in sifting the substrate, as well as grazing on pesky hair algae. It is not a threat to anything. Just simply a nice way of adding a little flair and help to your tank.   
The Hector's Goby (Amblyeleotris hectori) is sometimes called a Hector's Hover Goby. It belongs to the family named Gobiidae. Typically reaching a max size of about 3.1 inches in length, the Hector's Goby is passive in nature and hardy in stamina. It's more active during the daytime and less at night, and will hang out or do best in the lower tank area. According to FishDB current data, captive breeding success is unreported and there are no external signs of sexual differences. Amblyeleotris hectori should not be housed in a tank less than 30 gallons in size. Tank parameters should be maintained with ph level between 8.1 - 8.3, temperature between 77 - 79 degrees fahrenheit, and a salinity between 1.020 - 1.023. Some of the environmental concerns that you should strive to replicate in your home aquaria to promote succesful acclimation include plenty of hiding places.

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