ORA now has a Red Headed Goby (Elacatinus puncticulatus)Â in stock now. They haven’t been available from ORA for several years and its really exciting to get these tank reared Red Headed guys as these are beautiful fish as ORA goes on to describe for themselves:
The Red Head Gobyâ€™s natural range is from the Sea of Cortez to Ecuador. This small goby, as the name implies, has a brilliant red head with a translucent body. Within the red coloration there are vivid gold and blue stripes. The Red Head Goby is a known cleaner goby, it is not uncommon to see individuals remove parasites from other fish. Initially they are slightly more cryptic than some of their Caribbean counterparts but once they get comfortable in a tank they tend to stay out in the open where their vibrant head makes them easy to spot. Their small size and peaceful behavior makes them a perfect match for large and tiny tanks alike. This is not a true new species for ORA, we raised the Red Head Goby with some difficulty years ago. Improvements in Broodstock Husbandry and Larval Rearing have greatly improved our success and now we are pleased to bring this striking species to you.