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
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.
Persian blenny – Ecsenius midas. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
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