Fish Species

Firecracker Goby

Firecracker Goby - Description

The Firecracker Goby is also known as the Red-Spotted Goby and is a small peaceful fish. They make an attractive addition to any tropical marine aquarium. This species should be placed in pairs or small groups and it is vital not to place them with larger more aggressive fish.

Popular Name: Firecracker Goby
Species: Trimma rubromaculatus

Profile of the Firecracker Goby

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Firecracker Goby species.

  • Size: 3.5cm 

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 8.1 to 8.4. Temp 22 to 25 Degrees

  • Diet / Feeding: Frozen Mysis Shrimp, Frozen Brine Shrimp

  • Temperament: Active but Peaceful Fish

  • Habitat: Reef Dwellers at depths of up to 50m

  • Behaviour: Good Community Fish

  • Range: Western Pacific Ocean

Scientific Classification of the Firecracker Goby

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Trimma rubromaculatus

  • Popular Name: Firecracker Goby - Red-Spotted Goby

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Gobiidae


Aquarium Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Firecracker Goby

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.


A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.

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