Fish Guide

Rippled Rockskipper   (Ecsenius sp.)
Family: Blenniidae (Blennies)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Region, Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 3 to 92 ft.   Size: 3.5 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: Caution   Care Level: Easy   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Algae
Natural History: The Rippled Rockskipper is found on clear outer reef crests that are rich in coral growth. It favors areas rich in algae growth.
Husbandry: The Rippled Rockskipper is generally unaggressive with tankmates except for other blennies. An aquarium with live rock and a healthy growth of algae should be provided for this species. It is reported to nip at the polyps of Acropora and Montipora corals. It should be housed with peaceful tankmates.

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