Common Name: Red Firefish Goby
Scientific Name: Nemateleotris magnifica
Min. Tank Size: 10 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Max. Size: 8 cm (3.1")
Range: East Africa to Hawaiian and Pitcairn islands, and Australia to Ryukyu Islands; ranges throughout East Indian region
Depth: 6 - 60m (19.6 - 196.85ft)
Remarks: One of the most popular fish in the hobby for its hardiness, peaceful manner, and inexpensive price tag. Keep singly or in pairs, but not in groups unless aquarium is large enough as they will usually establish pecking order by bullying the weak individuals, sometimes causing physical damage.