Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus)
Common Name: Lawnmower Blenny
Scientific Name: Salarias fasciatus
Min. Tank Size: 10 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Max. Size: 14 cm (5.5")
Range: Red Sea and East Africa to Marshall Islands and Samoa, and Australia (Queensland and Western Australia) to Ryukyu Islands; ranges through out East Indian region.
Depth: 1 - 8m (3.3 - 26ft)
Remarks: Also called the Jeweled Blenny. As suggested by the name, this blenny is known for consuming algae. Mostly a very peaceful fish, but be careful housing it with other blennies as it may act aggressive toward look alike species to defend a feeding territory. Has personable and comical behaviors.