Starry Blenny

(Salarias ramosus)

Salarias Blennies should be added to well established aquariums with rock work for perching, hiding and grazing. They can be a bit aggressive and territorial towards their own kind. Known for their vovarious appetite for algae and will graze continuously, if ample algae is not available supplement with algae based foods. Salarias Blennies are often found in rocky reefs and logoons and rubble area. Salarias Blennies like to inhabit empty barnacle shells and mollusk tubes. Most Blennies lack or have very small swim bladders. Be sure to provide an aquarium with a tight fitting lid as Blennies may jump.

The Starry Blenny is also known as the Snowflake Blenny. Occasionally seen in the aquarium trade. Starry Blennies sparkle with white spots against a dark mottled body color. Starry Blenny can grow to 6".

We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 30 gallons or larger for this species.

Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

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