Knight Goby (Stigmatogobius sadanundio)

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Knight Goby

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Knight Goby

Stigmatogobius sadanundio

114 Litres (30 US G.)

8.9-10.2cm (3.5-4 ")


1 - 1.015


7.0 - 8.5

20 -26 °C (68-78.8°F)

9-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-7 years



Additional names

Knight Goby, Fan Dance Goby


The males of this species have larger fins while the females are smaller and coloured light yellow.

Tank compatibility[edit]

A generally peaceful fish provided tank mates are not small enough to be considered food. Best kept with larger robust yet peaceful fish which prefer brackish or hard alkaline water such as Archerfish or Chromides.


They will eat all insects, small fish , shrimp, mussels, snails, etc. Should also accept dry foods.

Feeding regime[edit]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit]

Does best in a brackish set up, although it can do well in hard, alkaline freshwater also.


Knight Gobys are generally peaceful but can have unpredictable temperaments. Best kept as the only bottom dwelling fish.


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