Peacock Blenny

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Peacock Blenny

This species is known as Peacock Blenny and the correct latin name is Salaria pavo. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Combtooth Blenny family. (e) It's origin is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful species.

Peacock Blenny can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Peacock 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Feed them flakes.

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