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Old 11-12-2013, 11:37 AM   #1
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Thinking of getting a blenny. Ive had a bicolor, tailspot, canary, & forktail before. I have a 39 gallon with 2 ocellaris clowns, lps, and sps corals. Im looking for one that wont get over 4". I read its kinda hit or miss with these smaller blennies. But i want an herbivore. I still have a little hair algae here and there. Not as a solution but just a helping hand. Im thinking either a tailspot blenny, horned blenny, or maybe a black sailfin if my LFS can get them in. My last tailspot blenny died 2 days after i got it back when i started up. Just looking for some suggestions and info.
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Ive had a black sailfin blenny in my reef for about 12 years with no problem. They are very peaceful
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I have a midas blenny in my reef. He is probably my favorite fish. I would recommend one of them, they are great fish.
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Seram Blennies seem to be showing up in greater numbers. Similar to a starry blenny, but with a pink tint on the fins. Really cool.
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Ive had a black sailfin blenny in my reef for about 12 years with no problem. They are very peaceful
Wow thats an old fella! Good to hear. Any pics? That sarem blenny is pretty neat. Does it get real big like the starry?
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I have a Midas and a red spct flo mo with no problems and they leave each other alone to
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Segmented blenny is what you want. Really cool fish, hard working and does not get big. Here is a link: Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Segmented Sailfin Blenny
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I have several in my albums. Hard to upload on my tablet.
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Segmented blenny is what you want. Really cool fish, hard working and does not get big. Here is a link: Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Segmented Sailfin Blenny
It says they nip at SPS's. Im lookinh for one that most likely wont and doesnt exceed 4". Thats my goal
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It says they nip at SPS's. Im lookinh for one that most likely wont and doesnt exceed 4". Thats my goal
I have a flametail and he taste tested some sps when I first put him in but has been great since then. Hasn't touched another coral.
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