Firstly let me say excellent pictures!
Your Gobies look very healthy indeed, i particularly like the ones with the green face!
the one you identify as S. atropurpureus, i have but thought it was called a S.semoni which i believe are very similar to yours? Not sure though.
I see you live over in Notts, where do you source yours from? I have only seen them in one shop locally.
With ref to the females not sure how to sex them yet? Any pointers?
Also have you found this site its excellent, i read the thread from start to finish and there is some amazing pics.
afroturf said:Andy you may well be right with it being S. semoni, S. semoni and S. atropurpureus are very similar in appearance and ID'ing any goby to species level is usually very difficult. When I brought this one it was labelled as S. atropurpures but may well be S. semoli, I've not really looked into the differences between the two species.
I got the S. atropurpureus from tall trees a couple of months back the other ones I got from a great shop near a friends in Manchester. Where did you find yours?
Females a generally very easy to sex most species having a humbug pattern, there are a few species where male and female look more alike, a few pics to help,
I have come across that guys thread, I'm very envious of his collection.
hipknoteyes said:Can you confirm that they are safe with baby shrimp?
alzak said:I have my gobies for 5 days and do not know if they fine looks like they a bit "lazy" and do not care if I try to touch them or so
don't know if it should be like that?? or is something wrong
Krish's Bettas said:Hi Andy.
I was just wondering if you know how to make the "colour up more" i had mine for about a week.
Does yours seem to gasp slowly?
C02 is 1 bubble every 3 seconds
Temp - 25
Hard water and PH 7.
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