Redspotted blenny

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FAMILY - Blenniidae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Istiblennius Chrysospllos

COMMON NAME - Redspotted Blenny (Redspotted Rockskipper)

SIZE - 5.1" (13 cm)

RANGE - Western and South Pacific

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. (114 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied vegetable diet, frozen and dried marine algae and spirulina. A growth of micro algae in the tank is a plus.

AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 6

REEF COMPATIBILITY - Some specimens have been known to nip at stony corals and clam mantles.

CAPTIVE CARE - This fish occurs in shallow reefs and tide pools, keep in well established tanks only, adequate lighting and micro algae growth are a must, may be bothered by predatory species, keep only one per tank unless a proven pair can be obtained.

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