Starry Blenny

Latin name: (Salarias ramosus)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

White, Yellow

Diet

Herbivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

5½"

Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons

Family

Blenniidae

A well-established 30 gallon or larger aquarium with multiple swimming levels and plenty of rock is the ideal environment for the species. It is generally a peaceful species, however, it may become aggressive if tank mates appear to have a similar shape. To ensure optimal health of the species, it is best to house it singly or in a mated pair in a larger tank. As it perches and hops from rock to rock, it feeds on microalgae in its natural habitat. Providing it with a spacious, natural environment will create a conducive environment for the species to thrive. Additionally, it is important to maintain a consistent water temperature and quality to promote the species’ wellbeing.

The Starry Blenny is an ideal addition to well-established aquariums, as it thrives in environments where there is plenty of natural algae to feed on. Its diet can be supplemented with vegetable matter, Spirulina, and herbivore preparations to ensure its continued health and vitality. With the right care and nutrition, the Starry Blenny will bring a unique and beautiful presence to any home aquarium. Additionally, they are known to be hardy and resilient, making them a great choice for aquarists of all levels.

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