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Stiphodon percnopterygionus (pair) (Gold Neon Dwarf Goby)(pair)
Stiphodon percnopterygionus (pair) (Gold Neon Dwarf Goby)(pair)
Stiphodon percnopterygionus (pair) (Gold Neon Dwarf Goby)(pair)
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Stiphodon percnopterygionus (pair) (Gold Neon Dwarf Goby)(pair)

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Gold Neon Dwarf Goby Care Guide


Discover the enchanting world of the Gold Neon Dwarf Goby (Stiphodon percnopterygionus), a rare gem native to the freshwater streams of Japan, Taiwan, and Micronesia. Renowned for its stunning neon blue and gold-orange hues in males and captivating striped patterns in females, this peaceful algae and biofilm grazer adds a touch of vibrancy to any mature nano aquarium.

Habitat Requirements:

To thrive, the Gold Neon Dwarf Goby requires an aquarium with heavy water flow (10 to 15 times turnover per hour) and pristine water conditions reminiscent of its natural habitat – shallow, clear, and fast-flowing waters. Regular maintenance is essential to sustain optimal water quality, ensuring the health and vitality of these delicate creatures.

Feeding Habits:

As biofilm and algae grazers, these gobies predominantly feed on natural growth within the aquarium. While they may occasionally accept frozen meaty foods and high-quality dry foods rich in plant matter, it's crucial to prioritize the presence of biofilm and algae to meet their nutritional needs and prevent starvation.


Compatible with small, peaceful species such as rasboras, tetras, and hillstream loaches, the Gold Neon Dwarf Goby can also coexist with dwarf shrimp, albeit with occasional predation on fry. Careful consideration is necessary when selecting tankmates to ensure the goby's dietary requirements are met without competition.