Axelrods clown blenny - Ecsenius axelrodi
Species name: Ecsenius axelrodi
Synonym: Ecsenius axelrodi
Common Names: Axelrod's clown blenny
Family: Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max. Size: 5.0 cm / 1.9 inches
Origin: Western Central Pacific
Company: Do not keep Ecsenius axelrodi (Axelrod's clown blenny) with other specimens of the same species or large fishes.
Aquarium Setup: Ecsenius axelrodi (Axelrod's clown blenny) is a temperate fish and can die from a rapid move to a tropical aquarium. Place rock and coral in the aquarium. This fish likes to dig and will like a bottom with mixed size rubble and gravel. Ecsenius axelrodi (Axelrod's clown blenny) is an excellent jumper, so covering the aquarium is a good idea.
Food: Ecsenius axelrodi (Axelrod's clown blenny) can be fed cut up fish, shrimp, mysids, worms, algae, flakes and pellets. Their food must be small enough to be swallowed whole since they can't chew.
Breeding: We have no information about Ecsenius axelrodi (Axelrod's clown blenny) breeding in aquariums.
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