Anyone Able to Identify these Gobies?

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  1. Clinton

    Clinton Active Member

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    Hey All,

    Just got back from the fish store and I didn't think to do my usual googling before buying. I purchased these to "dragon" Gobies.... The young lady working said there pretty much just like diamond gobies and insinuated all gobies are alike and omnivores. We all know that's not the case and now I'm uncertain of my purchase. After all diamond gobies would lean towards a carnivore diet and less omnivore yet some gobies are very likely to go after algae. They're cool looking and with a variety of foods being offered to my tank I'm sure will get along swimmingly.

    Anyone able to Identify which actual gobies these are?[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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    I’ve had those before but can’t recall the name dang it. It’s bugging the heck out of me too.
     
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    I want to say banded sleeper goby.
     
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    Quick Google image and it's like looking in the mirror! Thanks mate!
     
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    That's the near perfect addition for my tank too. I sure wish the owner had been in to answer more of my questions and add more questions to the lists in my head ;)
     
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    No problem! I used to really like the pair I had. Good fish :)
     
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    I have one in 75 gallon. Does a great job of sifting the sand.. does get a little mess on the rocks so I have to blast the sand off about once a week or so. It does eat algae and the frozen fish food I put in.
     
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