The Firefish is one of the more popular fish in the marine hobby. It is a magnificent fish with brilliant coloration, a unique body shape, and unparalleled personality. Also known as the Firefish Goby, Fire Goby, and Magnificent or Fire Dartfish, Nemateleotris magnifica has a yellow head, white anterior, and pinkish to orange-red posterior. The dorsal, anal, and caudal fins are highlighted in black. In addition to its striking coloration, the Firefish Goby is also heralded as a sweet-tempered fish with lots of personality. And, because of its small size, the Firefish Goby makes a great addition to the smaller reef system.
In the wild, the Firefish Goby is usually found in groups hovering over
the reef, harvesting planktonic food that drifts by in the current. The
docile, Firefish Goby is timid and in the wild, each will have a
"bolt-hole" into which it quickly ducks when threatened. In the home
aquarium, the Firefish Goby needs multiple safety zones amongst rocky
crags or outcroppings into which it can dart if stressed. This member of
the Gobiidae family is generally not aggressive towards other fish
except those of its own species. However, a mated pair can live
The recommended water temperature when keeping Azure Damsel is 72-80° F (22-27° C), the pH-value should be kept in the 8.1-8.4 interval, and the specific gravity should be 1.020-1.025. A carbonate hardness of 8 - 12° dKH is ideal.
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