One of the most recognized and collected reef fish the Cryptocentrus cinctus is a charasmatic reef inhabitant that does not dissapoint.  They like to create a burrow under rock work in the substrate, it is our suggestion that these fish SHOULD NOT BE housed in BARE BOTTOM aquairums.


SMALL ~1">2"

MEDIUM 2">3"

LARGE  3"+

YELLOW WATCHMAN GOBY Cryptocentrus cinctus

  • Species: Cryptocentrus cinctus

    Common:  Yellow watchman Goby

    Category: Reef Safe Marine fish

    APROX Purchase Size: 1-2" inches


    SPECIAL NOTE: Cryptocentrus cinctus is easy to keep, they readily accept frozen mysis and brine, flake food, and pellet.

    Natural Ecology: Cryptocentrus cinctus is an Inhabits sandy areas and shallow lagoons of the protected coastal bays. They often are found living with alpheid shrimps as a pair. 

    Aquarium Size : PICO and Above


    ORIGIN: Indo Pacific


    Feeding: Plankton, Mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, pellet and flake.


    Aggression: NOT Aggresive; This species is docile.