Lawnmower Blenny "Salarias fasciatus "
2" - 5"
Brown, White, Yellow
Basic (8.0-8.4 pH), Salinity 1.023-1.025, 74-82 degrees Fahrenheit
General: The Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus) naturally occupy reefs within the Red Sea, and the Indo-Pacific Ocean(s). The Lawnmower Blenny will reach a length of five inches, are considered to be reef safe, is a relatively efficient algae eater, and will require a minimum tank size of 20 gallons. This Blenny is typically an active, and peaceful fish. However, some individuals may feel the need to acquire a certain territory. The Lawnmower Blenny is best kept as an individual, or mated pair.
Aquarium Diet: The Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus) has a mouth that is naturally designed to rasp algal materials off of rock. The addition of algal species including Spirulina, and Nori will help insure sufficient food supply for the Lawnmower Blenny.