River Goby (Awaous banana)

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River Goby

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River Goby

Awaous banana

Moderate

sg

1 - 1.015

pH

6.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::23 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::34 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

9-19 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Gobiidae



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Additional names

River Goby

Additional scientific names

Gobius banana, Awaous nelsoni, Chonophorus bucculentus


Origin

Found throughout North, Central and South America: northern Florida, USA southward through the Greater and Lesser Antilles to Trinidad and Tobago, and from Tamaulipas, Mexico southward to Caracas, Venezuela; central Baja California Sur and Sonora, Mexico southward to Tumbes, Peru[1].

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

An omnivore that will accept most foods including pellets, flake and algae as well as live/frozen foods such as tubifex and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day. A bottom feeder so ensure food will sink.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Pictures

References

  1. Fishbase Distribution

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