I.D on sand sifting goby

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  1. Chris Makings

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    Hey all, I am looking at getting on of these at my LFS, can I get an I.D on it as well as care requiremements. [​IMG]

    sorry pic is bad.
     
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    are those orange stripes?
    did you not get a name when you bought it?
     
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    If it has 4 little blue spots on its cheak....its a sleeper goby, or some guys called it a milk goby.....
     
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    its a Diamond Watchman Goby (Valenciennea puellaris)
     
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    if it has blue spots by the gills its Sleeper Blue Dot Goby (Valenciennea sexguttata)
     
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    Its got spots accross its body with orange stripes, I feed my other fish pellets in the tank and have a bit of a. Pod population in the tank, would that survice for it or do I need to get something else? What would you recommend? the LFS says they don't feed it anything as it takes the leftovers from when they feed there fish? My subtrate is caribean sea figi pink argonite, about 8 to 10cm thick.
     
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    it will eat flakes and pellets
     
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    @dallasg, thanks a mil, only. Feed pellets at the moment, should I get flakes as well and mix it the feeding up a bit?
     
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    And which brand would you suggest I use?
     
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    pellets is fine!

    any ocean nutrition food is fine
     
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