Scooter Blenny (Synchiropus ocellatus)

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Scooter Blenny

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Male Scooter Blenny

Synchiropus ocellatus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::28 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Callionymidae



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Additional names

Scooter Blenny, Scooter Dragonet, Ocellated Dragonet

Additional scientific names

Callionymus ocellatus, Neosynchiropus ocellatus


Origin

Sexing

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

Tank compatibility

Diet

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.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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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