Fish in the genus Salarias are often used to combat algae growth, especially the Jewelled Blenny is popular and is seen in many aquaria. There is little difference in what these fish eat, but they often remove the filamentous algal layer and detritus from glass and rock. Some individuals eat also other kinds of algae, like i.e. green hair algae.


Scientific Name: Salarias ramosus

Origin: Western Pacific Ocean

Lifespan: 5-6 years

Max Size: 5.5 inches

Food: live, flake, frozen