Fish Database

Algae Blenny

Scientific Name: Salarias fasciatus

Species:
Color:
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Algae & Nori
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 55gal
Relative Care: Easy
Photo Courtesy of ReefAmorous

The Algae Blenny, as its name suggests, will pick algae off of rocks; some will eat hair algae, but that’s hit or miss. If you don’t have enough algae in the tank you’ll need to feed this blenny nori sheets otherwise it will waste away. It will chase other blennies around, so only one per tank.

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