Seaweed blenny

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

  1. 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.


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