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Max Size: 5''

Care Level: Easy

Temperament: Peaceful

Reef Safe: Yes

Diet: Carnivore

Origin: Indian Ocean

Acclimation: Standard

Family: Gobiidae

Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal



The Steinitz Prawn Goby has a white body with vertical brown bands on its body, you can notice iridescent blue spots on its body depending on its mood. The eyes project outwards.


They are a very hardy and peaceful fish.  They have a symbiotic relationship with the pistol shrimp that share the same burrow.  Provide a thick sandy substrate and loose rock for shelter.  Keep only one per tank unless mated pair.


Its diet should include a variety of live and frozen brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, live worms, and prepared foods for carnivores. 



Steinitz Goby

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