It should be kept in a 55 gallon or larger aquarium with a sand covered bottom where it may make burrows. It needs peaceful tank mates and plenty of hiding places. Small groups or pairs tend to do better in an aquarium, but need to be introduced simultaneously to the tank.
The Engineer Goby has been known to spawn successfully in an aquarium setting.
Its diet should consist of a variety of fresh or frozen seafood, brine shrimp, and mysis shrimp. It should be fed at least twice per day.
Approximate Purchase Size: Small 1-1/4" to 2" Medium 2" to 3 1/4" Large 3 1/4" to 4 1/2"