Red sea mimic blenny

Species information for the Red sea mimic blenny, in the Blennys category.

  1. FAMILY - Blenniidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Ecsenius Gravieri

    COMMON NAME - Red Sea Mimic Blenny

    SIZE - 3.1" (8 cm)

    RANGE - Red Sea

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet, frozen foods that contain marine algae, spirulina, growth of micro algae in tank a plus.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Know to eat small polyped stony corals, nip at large polyped stony corals and clam mantles.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Mimics the fang blemmy Meiacanthus Nigrolincatus, is avoided by adult preditors in the wild, a harmless blenny, easy to keep in tanks with some micro algae growth, keep only one per tank unless a proven pair can be obtained, may be aggressive to bottom dwellers smaller than itself.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 27, 2013
    jhnrb, Jan 9, 2009