Cleaner goby

The Cleaner goby lives in the reef-associated, marine, usually 1 - 30 m environment.

It is a true cleaner goby and will pick off cryptocaryon and other parasites from them, as well as dead tissue. A prime candidate for breeding, this little fish is a ready breeder and has been bred by both hobbyists and commercially for years. More

'Widebanded Cleaner Goby,' this little guy now has an official name! This little non-cleaner can now be referred to as Gobiosoma (Elacatinus) limbaughi. Photo courtesy of James L. Van Tassell. More

This is a cleaner goby that picks parasites off other fishes. As with other cleaner gobies, this species waits for other fishes at stations on top of coral heads. It will then swim along the fish and remove ectoparasites from its skin. More

They are another cleaner goby, which are always beneficial in aquariums. They also will eat small bits of frozen and dry aquarium foods and are generally not bothered by larger fish because they are recognized as cleaners. More

The parent species of this hybrid cleaner goby lives in groups and forms cleaning stations. Larger fishes come to these stations to allow cleaner gobies to remove dead skin, parasites, and other edible debris as food. More

The banded cleaner goby, Elactinus digueti prefers to reside in rocky crevices. A specialized cleaner, this goby will share its home with moray eels and groupers, carefully picking parasites from their skin, gills and even cleaning their teeth. More

The Neon Cleaner Goby is an excellent tiny cleaner fish for peaceful community and reef aquariums. They will clean parasites and dead scales off of other tankmates but will also accept frozen, live and prepared foods. More

thing I can find is Cleaner Goby but I've had the same results using that name. More

Common names

Cleaner goby in English
cleaning goby in English
Genie's cleaning goby in English
Gobio limpiador in Spanish (español)
格尼鮈鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
格尼鮈鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Elacatinus
Species : Elacatinus genie
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