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Old 12-09-2013, 07:31 PM   #1
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Starr blenny

Do all blennys bite the sand and comes out through the gills. I am planning on getting a Starr blenny and want to know if they are aggressive
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:03 PM   #2
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Nope, only a few are sand sifters....my starry is a funny and grumpy old man fish but rarely aggressive.
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My blenny constantly shifts through the sand. He is also a territorial jerk. How large is your tank and what else do you have for stock?
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From what I heard, the orange diamond goby is one of the best sand sifted but they are also jumpers
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Old 12-10-2013, 01:13 PM   #5
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Yes orange spot diamond goby is an excellent sand sifter. can jump if stressed. I have an open top and have had no issue with jumping. My goby does on occasion pick up and attempt to spit snails out the top though. Funny to watch.
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The best sand sifting goby is the bullet goby or sleeper banded goby.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:07 PM   #7
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The best sand sifting goby is the bullet goby or sleeper banded goby.
by sleeper banded goby, you mean the "storm trooper"?
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Sleeper Banded will cover any coral on the sandbed. It's really a pain.
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Old 12-10-2013, 05:08 PM   #9
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Starry blennies are algae eaters. Mine got the whole grumpy personality thing going too like another poster mentioned. It's one of my favorite fish.
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My blenny constantly shifts through the sand. He is also a territorial jerk. How large is your tank and what else do you have for stock?
65 gallon with a bristletooth tang, 2damsels, a maroon clown, an angel
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