Persian blenny - Ecsenius midas persian blenny fish Ecsenius midas
Persian blenny


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Persian blenny - Ecsenius midas

Species name: Ecsenius midas


Common Names: Persian blenny

Family: Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies)

Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes

Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)

Max.Size: 13.0 cm / 5.1 inches

Environment: Marine reef

Origin: Western and Eastern Indian Ocean, Western Central and Eastern Central Indian Ocean

Temperament: Harmless

Company: Ecsenius midas (Persian blenny) should not be kept in the same aquarium as invertebrates or larger fishes.

Aquarium Setup: Ecsenius midas (Persian blenny) will not sustain a rapid movement to a tropical aquarium, since it is actually a temperate species. It produces a slime to protect itself and will die if the slime is hurt by poor water quality. Persian blenny is found of digging and will like a bottom with mixed size rubble and gravel. It is a strong jumper so the aquarium should be well covered.

Food: Ecsenius midas (Persian blenny) eats algae, zooplankton, invertebrates and plants. You can feed your fish a variety of fresh and frozen vegetable and meaty foods.

Breeding: We have no information about the breeding of Ecsenius midas (Persian blenny) in aquariums.

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