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Midas Blenny

$42.99
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  • Description

    Please note that the product information displayed is provided by manufacturers, suppliers and other third parties and is not independently verified by Petco.

    There are few fish that are as entertaining or have as much personality as the Midas Blenny. They move very eel-like by wiggling their body instead of depending on fins to swim. The reef safe Midas Blenny generally acclimates quickly to the captive environment, though they will jump if startled, so be sure to cover their aquarium. An aquarium of at least 30 gallons with a good mix of open swimming space and rockwork will make a suitable home for the life of the blenny since they only grow to be about 6". Midas' can be aggressive with similarly sized and shaped fish like dartfish and gobies (including other Midas blennies). They are omnivores and require a mixed diet which should include finely-chopped marine meaty foods and pellets. The Midas Blenny is bright yellow with blue on their eyes and dorsal fins. They are found in the Indo-Pacific inhabiting the coral reefs in moderate currents up to 40 meters deep.

    • - Eats plankton and algae unlike most blennies
    • - Spends equal time swimming around or hiding in caves
    • - Keep one per tank as it may be aggressive towards other Blennies, as well as Firefish and Gobies
    • - Selling size: Sm 1-2"; Md 2-3"; Lg 3.5-5"

    Specifications

    • SKU

      1037218

    • Primary Brand

      Petco Marine Fish

    • Days to Ship

      Ships Next Business Day

  • Live Animal

    • Max water Temp

      78 F

    • Water Parameters-SG Max

      1.025

    • Pet Max Length

      6 IN

    • Water Parameters-DKH Min

      8

    • Special Diet

      Omnivore

    • Water Parameters-PH Min

      8.1

    • Temperament

      Community

    • Care Level

      Easy

    • Pet Min Length

      0 IN

    • Water Parameters-SG Min

      1.02

    • Water Parameters-DKH Max

      12

    • Water Parameters-PH Max

      8.4

    • Scientific Name

      Ecsenius midas

    • Min Water Temp

      72 F

    • Environment

      Marine

    • Native To

      Maldives

    Additional Features

    • Size

      Medium

  • Unlike most other blennies, the Midas Blenny is a more of planktivore, eating mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, and finely minced or chopped crustacean meat. Variety is a must, and can also be supplemented with herbivore specific preparations.

  • If we need to contact you for any reason about your order, shipping of your package may be affected. Once your order is placed, you will receive a confirmation email with your order summary. Orders are subject to verification of payment information by phone or email. We ship for arrival to the customer Tuesday through Friday and Saturday for an extra charge where available.

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