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Old 07/18/2009, 07:21 AM   #1
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pairing a diamond goby

The Gulfarium on Okaloosa Island here has diamond gobies breeding in their 46,000g (something like that big) living sea that is set up as a reef. There are many other fish pairing up and breeding including watchman gobies and lawnmower blennies, but the diamonds interest me the most since I already have one. Is there a way to sex them so I can get a second one in hopes that they pair up?


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Old 07/18/2009, 07:31 AM   #2
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Many gobies do the sex change routine. With the diamond gobies I would look for a smaller one to add to the existing one. Be sure there is lots of independent cover so they don't beat each other up before sorting it out.


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Old 07/18/2009, 07:43 AM   #3
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Sweet. Based on the breeding size I see at the Gulfarium, mine is not fully grown and I know they often sell smaller ones. the tank is a 125g. Do you know which gender they start as? I'd love to find some info i can print out.


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Old 07/19/2009, 03:09 PM   #4
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Anyone know what gender they start as?


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Old 07/21/2009, 03:01 PM   #5
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i tried without success on pairing them, the only success I had was buying a pair that stuck close to each other at the fish store and they stayed that way in my tank as well 120g. Until a tang chased the larger one to his doom


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