False cleanerfish - Aspidontus taeniatus
Species Name: Aspidontus taeniatus
Synonyms: Aspidontus taeniatus, Aspidontus taeniatus
Common Names: False cleanerfish
Family: Blenniidae (Combtooth Blennies)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max.Size: 11.5 cm / 4.5 inches
Environment: Marine reef
Origin: Western and Eastern Indian Ocean, Northwest, Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific
Company: Aspidontus taeniatus (False cleanerfish) should not be kept with small fishes.
Aquarium Setup: Aspidontus taeniatus (False cleanerfish) live in pairs in abandoned worm tubes or narrow holes.
Food: Aspidontus taeniatus (False cleanerfish) clean parasites from larger fishes bodies. They also eat worms, zoobenthos, zooplankton, fish eggs and small fishes.
Breeding: We have no information about the breeding of Aspidontus taeniatus (False cleanerfish) in aquariums.
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