Persian Blenny

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Persian Blenny

This marine aquarium fish is known as Persian Blenny, Midas Blenny and the correct latin name is Ecsenius midas. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Combtooth Blenny family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful aquarium fish.

Persian Blenny can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Persian 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Persian Blenny picture no. 1

Persian Blenny picture no. 2

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