Brown combtooth blenny - Atrosalarias fuscus
Species Name: Atrosalarias fuscus
Synonyms: Salarias fuscus, Atrosalarias fuscus, Atrosalarias fuscus fuscus, Atrisalarias fuseus
Common Names: Brown Combtooth Blenny
Family: Blenniidae (Combtooth Blennies)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max.Size: 10.0 cm / 3.9 inches
Environment: Marine reef
Origin: Western Indian Ocean and Western Central Pacific
Company: Atrosalarias fuscus (Brown Combtooth Blenny) should not be kept with large fishes or fishes of the same species.
Aquarium Setup: Atrosalarias fuscus (Brown Combtooth Blenny) are temperate and a rapid move to a tropical aquarium can kill them. Bad water quality can harm their protective mucus on their slimy body. They are found of digging and will like a bottom with mixed size rubble and gravel. Place rocks and coral in the aquarium. Brown Combtooth Blenny jumps well so the aquarium must be covered.
Food: Atrosalarias fuscus (Brown Combtooth Blenny) eats plants, algae and invertebrates. Feed them meaty foods like cut fish, shrimp and clams. Feed them at least twice a day. One of the servings should include a vegetable-based prepared mix or algae and spinach. If your Brown Combtooth Blenny refrains from eating, you can tantalise it with an open fresh or live clam.
Breeding: We have no information about breeding Atrosalarias fuscus (Brown Combtooth Blenny) in aquariums.
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