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Scooter Blenny – Medium


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Common & Latin Name: Scooter Blenny (Synchiropus ocellatus)

Care level: Intermediate
Max Size: 7cm
Reef Compatibility: Yes
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Carnivore
Temp: 25°C
PH: 8.2-8.3
Origin: Western Pacific
Approximate purchase size: 3-4cm

Delta Aquarium's notes:

These stunning Dragonettes have a mottled brown and white markings, with Males having a large flag like dorsal fin. As with all Dragonettes, Scooter Blenny their feeding habits are very particular. In the wild they will be constantly on the move, searching for food. Their need for live foods can make them challenging when keeping in your home aquarium. We have found that Scooter Blennies to be a lot more willing to take frozen food and even dry food, so the success rate in keeping one of these beauties is a lot higher and their demands a lot lower than say their close cousin, the Psychedelic Mandarin. Due to their slow feeding habits, they will still benefit from target feeding and maybe turning down the flow to make sure they get their fare share of food. All our Dragonettes will be feeding prior to sale. A great peaceful and attractive addition to the peaceful community reef set-up.

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