Yellowhead Jawfish

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Hey guys,

I'm looking to get one last fish for my 20 gallon long and I am really interested in the yellowhead jawfish. Just a few questions. First, will the 20gal long be enough tank for this fish? Second, I have about 3 inches of fine sand, some places more some less. Is the fine sand not good? If not what would I need to add to make the fish happy? Third, will the jawfish get along with my current stocking list? I have one clown, one royal gramma, and one watchman goby. Any help would be greatly appreciated! I love the jawfish and would be elated if could add one in my tank.

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I keep a yellow head jawfish in my office tank. I actually thought it wouldn't survive because the thing came so small I didn't think it could eat the pellet food I had lol. My tank doesn't have that deep of sand; probably 3 inches like you. This sand depth isn't recommended but I haven't had issues with shallow sand beds before. 20 gallons is a little small but again I don't really think it will be that bad.

My guy made a den underneath the biggest rock in my tank and he's definitely the boss of the tank, and he's my coworkers favorite fish. I love these guys and highly recommend them
 
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I keep a yellow head jawfish in my office tank. I actually thought it wouldn't survive because the thing came so small I didn't think it could eat the pellet food I had lol. My tank doesn't have that deep of sand; probably 3 inches like you. This sand depth isn't recommended but I haven't had issues with shallow sand beds before. 20 gallons is a little small but again I don't really think it will be that bad.

My guy made a den underneath the biggest rock in my tank and he's definitely the boss of the tank, and he's my coworkers favorite fish. I love these guys and highly recommend them
Did you have very fine sand or was it more coarse?
 
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