Seaweed blenny

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FAMILY - Blenniidae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Parablennius Marmoreus

COMMON NAME - Seaweed Blenny

SIZE - 4.7" (12 cm)

RANGE - Tropical Western Atlantic

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

FOODS AND FEEDING - Vegetable matter, frozen and dried marine algae fare, spirulina, an active crop of microalgae in the tank is a plus.

AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

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

CAPTIVE CARE - House in a well established aquarium with adequate microalgae to graze on, will help control algae in the tank, may act aggressively to its own kind, smaller bottom dwellers, or fish that enter its territory. Keep only one or a proven pair.

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