Bumblebee goby

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The Bumblebee goby lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish environment.

Characterized by black and yellow stripes, the Bumblebee Goby can be a bit of a challenge to keep in an aquarium. The Bumblebee Goby, Brachygobius Doriae, is a member of the Gobiidae family which includes more than 2,000 species. More

The Bumblebee Goby is one of the smallest freshwater fish in the world and have fused pelvic fins that act like suction cups, allowing them to cling to rocks and other solid surfaces. More

The Bumblebee Goby is one of the smallest fish in the World by Michael McEwan Bumblebee Gobies are among the smallest freshwater fish, reaching a length of just over 1 1\2 inches. More

The true bumblebee goby will also be accepted into a community setup. However, due to the feeding habits of the bumblebee goby there is a chance that they will not manage to catch enough food if their tankmates are "aggressive feeders" - i.e. More

Bumblebee Goby: Effective Maintenance and Breeding, and Raising of Fry John A. Lednicky, Ph.D. More

Bumblebee Goby eat flake food or pellets. Bumblebee Gobies are carnivorous, they will eat brine shrimp, daphnia, mosquito larvae, bloodworm, whiteworms, pretty much any aquatic creatures small enough for them to fit into their mouths. Sexing: Impossible until spawning. More

The Bumblebee Goby requires a diet rich in small, live foods such as tubifex worms, bloodworms, brine shrimp and daphnia. Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2" to 1" Ships from California CALIFORNIA This item ships from our California facility. More

The Bumblebee Goby is a small, relatively peaceful fish that does not tolerate intrusion into its territory. It features a long thin body that is black with yellow stripes. More

The Bumblebee Goby is a tiny fish for brackish water aquariums. They can be kept in smaller aquariums than most other brackish water fish but they may become territorial with each other so avoid putting too many in one aquarium. More

I bought a group of bumblebee gobys about a month back and have been housing them in my smaller tank. I have had them before and never had any problems with them. tis batch only seems to Eat live foods, and will even ignore frozen bloodworms. More

Common names

Bumblebee goby in English
休阿短鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
休阿短鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Brachygobius
Species : Brachygobius sua
Authority : Smith, 1931