BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

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BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby Gooburz on Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:01 am

So i've been looking for some info on these guys and not finding anything solid. Wouldn't mind putting a couple in the new tanks when i get them set up with my F8's. I'm going to be running a 55Gal with 3 F8's and then looking for around a 30Gal with 1F8 and some BBG's.

Basically what i'm wanting to know is Care level, what they eat, how often, ways to feed them because i've read they can be a pain to feed.....anything will help please
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Re: BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby GSPicthus on Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:17 am

Mine weren't hard to feed. I started mine on live brine shrimp and then went to frozen brine. I think they are very easy to keep.

At one point I had a 20 gallon tank with just a bunch of BBG's they actually breed but the babies didn't survive I assume eaten by someone. They where there one day and gone the next.
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Re: BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby bertie 83 on Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:29 am

Yea they eat pretty much any meaty foods. Mine ate mostly bloodworm. Mine were also easy to feed
It's amazing how easy maintenance is. If done regularly and thoroughly
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Re: BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby Pufferpunk on Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:35 am

They eat pufferfish leftovers. ;)
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Re: BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby Gooburz on Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:25 am

Ok good to know! And i gotta say being new here I feel VERY welcome on the forum and love the info i'm getting. And its killing me to get moved so i can get these tanks set up! lol
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Re: BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby bertie 83 on Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:01 pm

I feel your pain, I am wanting to move, everytime I get close something crops up. People are getting wound up storing my extra tanks lol. I cannot keep them here or they will be setup again, not a good idea as I want my move to be stress free as possible
It's amazing how easy maintenance is. If done regularly and thoroughly
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Re: BBG's/Bumblebee Gobies

Postby Gooburz on Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:15 am

Oh i know about moving, been Navy for 5 years now and have moved twice as many times as years i've been in. FINALLY i'm somewhere where i will be for the next 5 years so once i get into this new place i'm not movin and I can get a good set up going (well a couple set ups). Gotta say though with my freshwater tank i've had i've become a pro breaking it down moving it and setting it back up lol.
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