The Engineer Goby is unlike any other goby as it is in fact not a goby. These guys are a member of the Pholidichthydae family and exhibit a mixture of eel and jawfish natures. When they are not digging Engineer Gobies can frequently be seen hiding under rocks or searching for foods.
Convict Blennie s, Family Pholidichthyidae. This fish is an absolute delight. Most folks have only seen this fish when it's small, when it greatly resembles the common eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus in both appearance and behavior.
By TeresaMay 6, in Free. He's ready as soon as I catch him. Perfectly healthy, eating mini pellets. I've consolidated tanks and the engineer is slowly expanding his territory, crowding out a yellow sandshifting goby.
By Linilou, August 5, in Fish Forum. Does any one know where I could buy a engineer goby in his adult colors? Every where I look they only sell juvies.
Have seen both in the wild Is the color indicative of the sex of the goby? And this is a social species
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Discussion in ' Tropical Fish ' started by AnthosMay 3, Join 3reef now to remove this notice and enjoy 3reef content with less ads. Log in or Sign up. Engineer goby seems awesome
The Engineer Goby fish is black with white horizontal stripe from eye to tail. It will dig extensive tunnels under your rock work. It is necessary to place the rock on the bottom of the tank for the Engineer Goby species to be kept in the aquarium.