Nalolo - Ecsenius nalolo Ecsenius nalolo


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Nalolo - Ecsenius nalolo

Species name: Ecsenius nalolo


Common Names: Nalolo

Family: Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies)

Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)

Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)

Max.Size: 6.5 cm / 2.6 inches

Environment: Marine reef

Origin: Western Indian Ocean, Western Central Pacific

Temperament: Harmless

Company: Ecsenius nalolo (Nalolo) should not be kept with other specimens of the same species or large fishes.

Aquarium Setup: Ecsenius nalolo (Nalolo) inhabits shallow clear coastal to outer reef crests with rich coral growth in the wild. In the aquarium, it requires a similar setup and plenty of water. Place your Nalolo in a seasoned aquarium that is already stocked. The water temperature should be constant, mid 70’s to low 80’s F is suitable. Keep the pH in the 8.0-8.4 range. Aeration should be vigorous.

Food: Ecsenius nalolo (Nalolo) eats algae, zooplankton, and plants in the wild. Provide your fish with a varied diet consisting of both vegetable-based food and meaty foods.

Breeding: We are unable to provide any information regarding the breeding of Ecsenius nalolo (Nalolo) in captivity.

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