Redlip blenny

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FAMILY - Blenniidae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Ophioblennius Atlanticus

COMMON NAME - Redlip Blenny

SIZE - 4.7" (12 cm)

RANGE - Tropical Western Atlantic

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Frozen and dried marine vegetable matter, spirulina, crop of micro algae actively growing in the tank is a plus.

AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

REEF COMPATIBILITY - May nip at stony corals and clam mantles.

CAPTIVE CARE - Needs a well established tank. May be aggressive to members of its own species, closely related forms, or any fish that enters its territory (large specimens can be extremely territorial. Keep singly or one proven pair.

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