Scooter Blenny (Synchiropus ocellatus)

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Scooter Blenny

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Male Scooter Blenny

Synchiropus ocellatus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

7.6-12.7cm (3-5 ")

pH

8.2 - 8.4

22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Callionymidae





Additional names

Scooter Blenny, Scooter Dragonet, Ocellated Dragonet

Additional scientific names

Callionymus ocellatus, Neosynchiropus ocellatus


Sexing[edit | edit source]

The males elongated dorsal fin will be more colourful than females.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Best kept in a well established system with a good supply of copepods on live rock. Will only sometimes be weaned on to dry foods, may accept small live/frozen foods such as vitamin-enriched brine shrimp.


Identification[edit | edit source]

This fish has a mottled brown and white body with red highlights. It has a large and boxy head and uses it's pectoral fins to shuffle along the substrate.

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