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Marine Depot Species Database Education Center - Species Database

Forktail Blenny
Forktail Blenny
Meiacanthus atrodorsalis

Meiacanthus atrodorsalis is soild yellow, with a beautiful lyre-shaped tail.
Maximum Size: the Meiacanthus atrodorsalis grows up to 5 inches.
Minimum Tank Size: The Forktail Blenny prefers a tank of at least 20 gallons with plenty of places to hide & swim.
Diet: The Meiacanthus atrodorsalis is a omnivore and likes to eat variety of chopped foods (meats & veggies).
Level of Care: The Forktail Blenny is a medium maintenance fish.
Behavior: The Forktail Blenny may act semi-aggressively toward other fish. Yes
Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78 F).
Range: West-central Pacific to Bali, the Philippines, East to Samoa, south to Rowley Shoals, the southern Great Barrier Reef, and throughout Micronesia..

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Marine Depot Species Compatibility Chart

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