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wickedfish
08/05/2008, 12:09 AM
I got a 4 inch Orangespot Diamond Goby 3 days ago. It hasant sand sifted. It just sits under the rock on right side of the tank. Just sitting there. I put some shrimp next to it yesterday.Its still there. Is it stressed or is this normal behavior. Any advice.

laf-reef
08/05/2008, 10:19 AM
Sounds odd.... they typically sift the sand continuously. What else is in the tank? It may be afraid to come out from it's hiding spot.

djmurray
08/05/2008, 10:22 AM
Its a new fish, they sometime are stressed and dont move around till they used to the new surrondings,But as Laf said they are typically sifting the sand...

wickedfish
08/05/2008, 01:09 PM
It r.i.p this morning. Next to its cave. I was going to buy another one. which sand sifters are hards and can handle its own. I have a lil 3 inch dog face puffer, and a 1 in a half inch huma. Im really bummed though.

laf-reef
08/06/2008, 05:16 AM
Sorry to hear it didn't make it. The orange spot diamonds are very hardy... some would even say aggressive.

I know it's too late for this one but was it sifting sand at the LFS?