Threadless Blenny (Meiacanthus anema)

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Threadless Blenny

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Threadless Blenny

Meiacanthus anema

76 Litres (20 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")

sg

1 - 1.020

pH

7.5 - 8.2

23.9-25.6°C (75 -78 °F)

5-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

6-7 years

Family

Blenniidae





Additional names

Threadless Blenny

Additional scientific names

Petroscirtes grammistes


Origin

Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and New Hebrides, Vanuatu. Reported from New Caledonia.

Sexing

It is not possible to visually sex this fish.

Tank compatibility

A generally peaceful fish.

Diet

Should accept most small meaty foods such as brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Adults occur in estuaries and freshwater habitats, frequently where mangrove are abundant.

Behaviour

A generally peaceful fish which may be territorial towards its own kind.

Identification

An elongated fish with a large rounded head. It has a broad white stripe running from gill plate to caudal peduncle, the rest of the fish is dark grey in colour.

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