Candy Stripe Goby (Awaous flavus)

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Candy Stripe Goby

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Candy Stripe Goby

Awaous flavus

132 Litres (35 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")


1 - 1.015


6.0 - 8.0

25 -27 °C (77-80.6°F)

9-19 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years



Additional names

Candy Stripe Goby

Additional scientific names

Awaous strigatus, Euctenogobius strigatus, Gobius kraussii, Awaous decemlineatus, Gobionellus strigatus. Euctenogobius badius, Gobius flavus

Tank compatibility[edit]

Will be peaceful if kept as the only Goby species, will be territorial towards other Gobies. Can be kept in a group of its own species.


An omnivore that will accept most foods including pellets, flake and algae as well as live/frozen foods such as tubifex and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime[edit]

Feed once or twice a day. A bottom feeder so ensure food will sink.


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