Exquisite Firefish


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  • $80.00

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The Exquisite Firefish, is the Western Indian Ocean relative of the more common and similar looking Purple Firefish (Nemateleotris decora) but is brighter yellow than the Western Pacific Purple Firefish. The Exquisite Firefish is also known to inhabit deeper water and grow slightly larger than the Western Pacific Purple Firefish. Other distinguishing characteristics of the Exquisite Firefish include being a bit more slender, having a shorter face and first dorsal fin.

QUICK FACTS:

Scientific Name: Nemateleotris exquisita
Minimum Tank Size: 20 Gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 3"
Color Form: Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Eastern Asia
Family: Gobiidae

 

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