• Striped Blenny - Captive Bred

Striped Blenny - Captive Bred

Brand: Blennies

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Meiacanthus grammistes
  • Reef Safe
  • Moderate Care
  • Semi-Aggressive
  • Omnivore
  • Min. 30 Gallon Tank
  • Venomous
  • Maximum growth size is 5 inches
  • Subject may vary from picture

The Striped Blenny tends to do well in an aquarium if housed in a 30 gallon or larger aquarium with live rock. The live rock provides places to hunt and feed on small crustaceans as well as places to hide. It is not usually aggressive unless the tank mates appear to have a similar shape as it does. Its fangs are more of a defense mechanism used for biting an aggressive fish back.

The Striped Blenny diet consists of chopped crustaceans, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, and frozen food preparations for herbivores.