Rhinogobius duospilus (= R. wui)

10. April 2015

become more and more popular in the hobby. A real classic is R.
duospilus, which was known under the name of R. wui for a long time.
Nowadays R. wui is considered to be a synonym of R. duospilus. This
small goby becomes only 4 cm long. In the wild it lives in brooks. Any
addition of salt is unnecessary. The males build burrows under stones.
Here the fish spawn. The comparatively large larvae can be raised rather
easily. Due to the origin of the species (southern China) it can be
kept without a heater. The water temperature can be between 16 and 26°C.

For our customers: the fish have code 453493 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.

Text & photos: Frank Schäfer