Bicolor Blenny

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Bicolor Blenny

This marine aquarium fish is known as Bicolor Blenny and the correct latin name is Ecsenius bicolor. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Combtooth Blenny family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Blenny is a peaceful fish, however it might be aggressive towards species which eat the same food (aggression occurs during feeding).

Bicolor Blenny can grow up to 11 cm what is approximately 4 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1320cm2 of water surface which is approximately 204 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bicolor Blenny fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

It should not be kept with bigger and aggressive fish.

An omnivore. It will eat everything what falls to the bottom and algaes.

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