Curious Wormfish

(Gunnelichthys curiosus)

Add Gunnelichthys Gobies to well established aquariums with plenty of rockwork, caves, cracks and crevices. Provide an aquarium with a deep sand bed as they will burrow into the sand at night and if feeling threatenedd. They are quite peaceful and will need to be housed with other peaceful tank mates. Gunnelichthys Gobies are quite sensitive to poor water conditions ensure proper water quality. Provide a diet rich in meaty based foods multiple times daily. If not eating try feeding small live enriched shrimp or black worms to entice a feeding response. Gobies may jumper be sure to provide a tight fitting lid.

Curious Wormfish are also sometimes known as Neon Worm Goby. Occasionaly seen in the aquarium trade. Curious Wormfish have an overall orange body color with blue vertical stripes. Curious Wormfish can grow to almost 5".

We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 50 gallons or larger for this species.

Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

  • Care: CareModerateModerate
  • Behavior: BehaviorSocialSocial
  • Diet: DietFrozen FoodFrozen Food DietLive FoodLive Food
  • Habitat: HabitatReefReef
  • Light: LightHighHigh