Freshwater Blenny (Salarias fluvatillis)

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Freshwater Blenny

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Freshwater Blenny

Salarias fluvatillis

76 Litres (20 US G.)

10.2-17.8cm (4-7 ")

sg

1 - 1.010

pH

6.5 - 7.5

18 -24 °C (64.4-75.2°F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-9 years

Family

Blenniidae



Additional names

Freshwater Blenny

Additional scientific names

Blennius fluviatilis, Salarias fluviatilis


Origin

Europe to Africa; Algeria to Morocco to Israel to France, Albania, Crotia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, and Spain

Sexing

It is not possible to visually sex this fish.

Tank compatibility

A generally peaceful fish.

Diet

Does best fed on small live food such as brine shrimp and bloodworm

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Does best in a mature tanks with rounded rock substrate, and hiding places in caves. Can tolerate low level brackish conditions.

Behaviour

Can be territorial towards its own kind.

Identification

An elongated fish with a large rounded head. It is olive-green in colour with brown vertical irregular bands.

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