Write a My kole harassed two separate lawnmower blenny's to death, so I got the starry because he was a little bigger. Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm and Tours | Kona Hawaii › Forums › Seahorse Life and Care › tank mates This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 11 years, 6 months ago by Pete Giwojna. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. Their size difference is a lot, and Thanos is quite gentle with all my fish. This feature is not available right now. Yeah, Im just monitoring them. More Am running low on finances too, but I *might be able to squeeze out enough money to get just one TSB, provided it doesn't exceed RM 35. 16 Best Clownfish Tank Mates (With Pictures) ... Lastly, don’t put other Blenny fish in your tank. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. I love the koles but blennys have my heart. My kole tang does the same thing to my starry blenny. Helps keep tank clean and fun to watch. Temperament / Behavior : In general, the Bicolor Blenny is peaceful with tank mates but may scrap with other blennies. Anyway, I would recommend that the aquarium of your Tailspot Blenny has plenty of live rocks for them to perch on or hide in if need be. They tend to stay near one another as they acclimate to their new home and tank mates. Please select from the available Marine Fish Species below. Bicolor Blenny or Two Colored Blenny is a fish that has a commendable personality. The Kole also picked on the powder brown I had until it died (he carried the ich in and didnt show until the kole tormented it). Actually nope. Learn How >>, Customer Reviews It is also known as: Algae Blenny, Jeweled Rockskipper Blenny, Sailfin Blenny, Jeweled Blenny and Rock Blenny. You may also click here to browse the category. They make an excellent addition to any reef tank. Scooter Blenny's are actually classed as Dragonets, which also includes the ever popular Green and Spotted Mandarin Goby. They’re great tank mates for Guppies and get along with other freshwater fish like Cory catfish and cardinal tetras. I did add them at the same time however, (had the larger yellow tang for a month prior to moving to the 165 and adding another and the kole). Thanos, my Starry Blenny, will most likely ignore it as he ignored Miko. Breeding : These blennies are nesters and egg guarders and they have been bred in the aquarium. They prefer the tank’s bottom and the crevices as their hangout spots. Arrived healthy and alive. Midas Blenny and tank mates Spencer Brown. The Starry Blenny can grow to be up to 5.5 inches, and should be kept in a tank no less than 30 gallon for it to thrive. It tends to live for two to four years, or maybe longer. Description: The Sailfin Algae Blenny is also called the Lawnmower Blenny because of its ability to mow down hair algae, and Eyelash Blenny because of there long eyeelashes. $99 Gets You Free Shipping. Midas Blenny (Ecsenius midas) Threat Level: 2 : Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus) Threat Level: 3: Barnacle Blenny (Acanthemblemaria) Threat Level: 1 : Black Sailfin Blenny (Astrosalarias) Threat Level: 1 : Bicolored Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor) Threat Level: 2: Most recent revision: October, 2007. I have a kole and a starry and they are just fine. Goby seems to have gotten used to the bullying, and doesn't run as much any more. review, You will receive at least Please try again later. Location: Southern Oregon,surrounded by dreadnecks, I have never kept a Kole, but never noticed them being esp aggressive. If he pops that scaple out, that would be different. Avoid keeping them with large or predatory fish. In the aquarium it should be fed a variety of vitamin-enriched marine algae, vegetable matter, and quality, Spirulina-based prepared foods. So far the fish I purchased has been doing great and I'm on day 14. Starry Blenny Description. My guess is the color is similar and they both like to eat algae. Lighting: Moderate (cannot withstand bright lights) Substrate Type: Live rock and sand: Tank Mates: Compatible with: Other lawnmower blennies if dwelling together as a mated pair, pistol shrimp, scooter blenny, and species that are less aggressive and not of a similar color or pattern as theirs Incompatible with: Same-sex lawnmower blennies (aggression, mainly seen in males), starry blenny … They generally only use it when threatened or dying, but can become disturbed easily with aggressive tank mates or overcrowded aquarium. I had a sailfin that was best buds with my bi-color blenny, strange. The Striped Blenny is normally a peaceable fish, usually ignoring different inhabitants except threatened or it notices a tank mate that’s the identical species, intently associated, or seems to be one of many two; then it could exhibit aggression and/or present territorial tendencies. Your post helps me. They'll even swim out with the female anthias when they're out. Minimum requirements is after all applied discounts and credits. The Lawnmower Blenny's (Salarias fasciatus) name pretty much says it all. Other Names: Starry Lawnmower Blenny, Snowflake Blenny ... Be sure to only keep Sexy Shrimp with compatible tank mates to avoid them becoming dinner! Occasionally he chases my royal gramma and my anthia too. The Starry Blenny is a herbivore and grazes on various marine algae within its natural environment. My Kole Tang HATES my diamond goby, and terrorizes him every chance he gets. The Starry Blenny its body is a mottled dark brown with white dots and its pectoral and tail fins are yellow. The Lawnmower Blenny devours Green Hair Algae at a fantastic rate in an aquarium. Is he getting injured? I have purchased from fish stores in the past and the fish did not live over a week. Got him in great shape. The minimum tank size is 55 gallons, however if adding other algae eaters, tank … Updated August 5, 2019 Author: Mike - FishLore Admin Social Media: The Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus), also known as the Jewelled Blenny or Rock Skipper, is a saltwater utility fish that is used as part of a … Common names for the Scooter Blenny include; Synchirous stellatus, Red Scooter, Red Dragonet, Scooter Blenny, Starry Blenny & Starry Dragonet. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. It needs a 30-gallon tank, at the minimum, to provide the best opportunity for plenty of algae. African Malawi Cichlid. You may also click here to browse the category. Molly Miller Blenny Maximum Length: 4 inches Minimum Aquarium Size: 30 Gallons Feeding: Mysis shrimp, enriched brine shrimp, dried seaweed Reef Compatibility: Good ** Can be aggressive towards tank mates with similar shape and size Starry Blenny can attain a size of 14 centimetres TL. The only issue in the tank is the kole and blenny. First time I have purchased from online. Loading... Unsubscribe from Spencer Brown? It tends to perch and hop from rock to rock looking for microalgae to graze on. These peaceful fish make amazing community fish as they are peaceful and seldom bother or harm their tank mates. Beautiful specimen. Both blennies have found little niches to rest in, including the hole the previous blenny resided in; the only bad thing is … However, he's not very nice. He took over the hidey hole of my diamond watchman goby and harasses him constantly. May have to see about a trade if he injures the blenny. It's strange because she (Vera Tang) can swim 1/2 inch away from any other fish in the tank obliviously. 39 reef rewards points It is best to house singly unless kept in a larger tank and the two are a mated pair. Aquarium Size : 30 gallon minimum. Harlequin Rasboras are top to mid-dwellers, which is the same tank level that Guppies prefer as well, but you won’t see any territorial behavior or tension between the two species. Having a species-only aquarium can make any office desk a nice little distraction. Not sure if that helps any. These fish have tons of personality. Choose your favorite. Although it is known to be territorial, it is largely considered as peaceful bottom dwellers, and should be kept with other peaceful tank mates. Keeps food and algae eaten from tank. Lawnmower Blenny - Salarias fasciatus. Upgrade to $179 or more in Marine Life and choose a Premium Freebie + Get Free Shipping! Not even the angel causes any issues. You may also click here to browse the category. Fish recognize and attempt to drive off certain potential food competitors. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts May 15, 2009 at 4:46 […] Salarias ramosus, the starry blenny, is a species of combtooth blenny from the Western Central Pacific. representations. A blenny will usually mature between 4 and 6 inches in length. Location: Port Orford Oregon... As West as you can get. Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1. Description Customer Reviews The Starry Blenny, Salarias ramosus, has a dark brown base color with multiple white to light blue dots over its entire body. This Blenny is the king of algae-eaters in the marine aquarium hobby. Great fish. Starry Blennies are a popular choice for "nano" systems as well as larger community reef setups and will get along peacefully with their tank mates as long as they do not have a similar appearance; they are readily available within the hobby at very reasonable prices. Description: The Red Scooter Blenny is also referred to as the Red Starry Dragonet or Red Stellate Dragonet. Please select from the available Invertebrate Species below. You may also click here to browse the category. It will also gaze upon ornamental and nuisance micro/macro algae that may already be present in the aquarium. Yeah I'm not sure why it's a big deal now. If the tank is larger, it will grow to its maximum length. They are hardy and can be housed with other peaceful fish in a reef tank setting, but may become territorial towards other blennies, gobies or … A popular choice for "nano" systems as well as larger community reef setups and will get along peacefully with their tank mates as long as they do not have a similar appearance, (other close resembling blenny's). The Peacock Cichlid is a stunning species of fish native to Lake Malawi; it belongs to the Astatotilapia genus. They exhibit a number of colors when breeding and are available in several variations. Do the yellow tangs mess with the Kole any? They lived in peace for a month and the kole was the one being bullied, once I got the coral beauty and powder brown (rip) he became bossy. waiting to breed 2-29 gal quarintine ran off 15 gal diy wet dry ... To me his tank is way too small for this one firemouth and it should be re-homed, but he's "attached" to this fish. You may also click here to browse the category. Receive FREE SHIPPING on qualifying orders when you sign up to receive our emails. He only picks on the Blenny. The Segmented Blenny is not usually aggressive unless the tank mates appear to have a similar shape as it does. These fish are more suited to a reef type tank, as they scoot around the liverock, and live sand looking for small Amphipods and Copepods. Well, Ive had both in the tank together with the other fish for over a month, and over the last 2 days the Kole Tang has been chasing and tormenting my Starry Blenny.They have ample food in the tank and no one is going hungry (maybe need to see about fishie weight watchers). The starry blenny I have eats a little algae, but he also eats frozen mysis shrimp and flake food. Well, Ive had both in the tank together with the other fish for over a month, and over the last 2 days the. My kole tang is a bit of a tank bully in general. Details, Purchase $99 or more in Marine Life and get Free Shipping when you apply coupon code: freeshipping. The Starry Blenny also called a Snowflake Blenny is an excellent housekeeper for your reef aquarium native to the Western Central Pacific reefs. Please select from the available wysiwyg below. More Most of the time, tank bred fish are already trained to eat frozen food, flakes, and pellets in addition to hair algae. Details. Sigh. ... New Midas Blenny and the rest of the tank. It often makes its manner into aquarium commerce. However like I said, I put them all in the same day. We call him torpedo because he has to dart out for food and then quickly dart back to a rock so that the kole doesn't chase him (poor little guy). Its body is a mottled dark brown with white dots and its pectoral and tail fins are yellow. Tailspot Blenny. Saltwater Tank Lawnmower Blenny up close w/ Dominoe Damsel. There are a few different varieties of Blenny, as well. Please select from the available Coral Species below. All images, pictures and descriptions are generalizations and cannot be exact Category Pets & Animals; Show more Show less. The Starry Blenny is also referred to as Snowflake Blenny. Just the kole. if you buy any item in this page, With $149 or more in Marine Life. My Kole dont even mess with my 2 yellow tangs. So pick a Blenny that looks matches your tastes. The Tailspot Blenny is another peaceful fish that will not harass the other tank-mates in your saltwater aquarium. Damselfish that are algae eaters should also be passed up as a potential tank mate, since these territorial fish will attack anything eating their “algae crop” and a Lawnmower Blenny stands no change in such a fight. 120gal reef, Moorish idol, clowns, powder brown, yellow tang, flame angel, yellow watchman, starry blenny 27 cube, 2 black and white clowns. This has been going on for months now and the starry blenny is still doing fine. However, I miss seeing him swimming and having fun in the tank, now he just hides. I'll sleep over it. There are at least 22 different species of Peacocks, the majority of which have stunning coloration.. Their coloring can vary from blues, reds to yellows and will stand out in any aquarium. My Starry Blenny is holding his own now albeit a little scared. They are different groups so I was thinking they might be fine, but reading your post makes me second guess that. Copyright 2020 Saltwaterfish.com. Add A Little More & Get A Freebie Too! Both the Kole tang and Starry blenny are constant grazers that feed on the same film algaes. Now he picks on the blenny and it bothers me. It tends to perch and hop from rock to rock looking for microalgae to graze on. A well-established 30 gallon or larger aquarium with multiple swimming levels and plenty of rock is a suitable environment.