Horned Blenny



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The Horned Blenny originates in the Caribbean Ocean. Its body is a mottled tan with darker spots adorning the body and fins. The head of this fish carries 2 large branching horns which gives this species a unique look that adds to its equally unique personality.

A well-established 30-gallon or larger aquarium with multiple swimming levels and plenty of rock is a suitable environment. It is not usually aggressive unless the tank mates appear to have a similar shape as it does. It is best to house singly unless kept in a larger tank and the two are a mated pair. It tends to perch and hop from rock to rock looking for microalgae to graze on. It is known to nip at small-polyped stony coral and clam mantles.

The Horned Blenny does best in well-established aquariums with large amounts of natural algae to feed on. The diet can be supplemented with vegetable matter, Spirulina, and herbivore preparations

Quick Stats:
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: Yes
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, sg 1.020-1025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12
Max. Size: 4"
Color Form: Tan
Diet: Herbivore
Origin: Caribbean
Family: Blenniidae

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