The Yellow Prawn Goby is also known as the Yellow Watchman Prawn, or Yellow Shrimp Goby, was first discovered in 1936 by Herre. The head and body are yellow-orange with bright blue spots on the head and fins. The Yellow Prawn Goby wears an amusing perpetual frown, and likes to peek out from behind rocks. They have been known to form symbiotic relationships with pistol shrimp.
It requires a 30 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of loose coral rubble, ample swimming room, and a sand bottom for burrowing. It rarely becomes aggressive towards other fish, but it is territorial, and will fight with its own kind unless they are a mated pair. It may try to jump out of the aquarium or other small openings, therefore, a tight-fitting lid is required to prevent escape.
The Yellow Prawn Goby diet should include a variety of mysis shrimp, briCustomFne shrimp, table shrimp, and frozen preparations for carnivores. It should be fed at least twice per day.
Approximate Purchase Size: 4cm
- Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Reef Compatible: Yes
- Water Conditions: 72-78- F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
- Max. Size: 3"
- Color Form: Blue, Orange, Yellow
- Diet: Carnivore
- Origin: Eastern Asia, Maldives, South Asia, Sri Lanka
- Family: Gobiidae
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