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Scientific Name: Brachygobius doriae
Family: Gobiidae

About the Doria

Species Type: Brackish Fish

Care Level:

Origin: Southeast Asia

Compatibility/Temperament: 1


There are several existing species of gobies sharing the very small name, bumblebee goby. It is a small and peaceful fish that does not tolerate intrusion into its territory.

The aquarium should be furnished with several plants and rocks. Salinity level should not fall below 1.009. Although it does well in a community setting, it will thrive the best in the company of only its own species.

Suitable tankmates will include Celebes rainbowfish, glassfish, mollies, chromides and many other small species that will tolerate brackish water conditions.

Doria Diet

These are mainly carnivorous and will consume mosquito larva, bloodworms, small crustaceans, daphnia and brine shrimps.


Ideal water parameters for Doria

The Doria should be kept in an aquarium with the temperature ranging from 72 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and a Ph of around 7.5.

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