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Steinitz Goby (Amblyeleotris steinitzi) Profile


Steinitz Goby (Amblyeleotris steinitzi) Profile

Steinitz Shrimp Goby

Keoki Stender

Scientific Name:

Amblyeleotris steinitzi.

Other Common Names:

Steinitz' Prawn Goby.


The Steinitz Goby has a long body with protruding eyes. The body is white with brown vertical bands with small blue spots that change with with mood.



Maximum Size:

To 3".

Reef Tank Safe:


Diet & Feeding:

Its diet should include a variety of live and frozen brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, live black worms, and prepared foods for carnivores.

Characteristics & Compatibility:

Prefers a peaceful tank with plenty of hiding places. Small groups or pairs tend to do better in an aquarium, but need to be introduced to the tank simultaneously.

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