Redlip blenny

Species information for the Redlip blenny, in the Blennys category.

  1. 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.


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