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  1. Reef Fish
    I have a 36*24*24 90 gallon reef tank I'm setting up. It's going to be a lps and soft coral tank. The chosen fish are (Blue Assessor, pink skunk clown, 2 scissor tails, tanaka's Pygmy wrasse, yellow headed jawfish, yellow clown goby, and a rainfords goby. Okay so a few questions...I know the...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I would like some advice on adding two additional animals to my tank. My tank has been running for about 4 months. Here's my current setup/maintenance: I have modified the filtration in my tank with the following: 2x 425 powerheads InTank Media basket using Purigen, ChemiClean Elite...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello. I am Tammy and I am new here. I am a saltwater tank beginner as well. I had freshwater tanks for years and decided to go marine. I am starting small with a coralife biocube 29. I love it so far, and I am not having too many problems as of yet. Well, except that something is murdering my...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone else notice these two competing for hair algae in your tank? It's hilarious in my tank. Everywhere the Yellow Tang goes to graze on algae the Lawnmower blenny is close behind, at times attempting to nip at him, or tail whip him. The Yellow Tang is about a week in my tank, and the Blenny...
  5. Reef Fish
    Hi there, I was doing research on flagfin angelfish and lawnmower algae blennies,and many sites say these fish have special feeding requirements.Could you please tell me what they are? Thanks :)
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So, I have a small hair algae problem in my 14 gallon reef and decided to add a lawnmower blenny to help seeing as how they love to eat hair algae. Problem is, he/she is not eating and of the algae? the fish is an awesome edition to the tank but like I said, he's not really eating any algae like...
  7. Reef Fish
    So I've had this blenny for about 6 weeks, he was very plump in the lfs, since then he has dropped loads of weight and is now only sporadically pecking at a pump outlet with no algae on it. He is getting very skinny and I'm quite concerned. There is plenty of film algae on the back of the...
  8. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    So i am thinking about getting a lawnmower Blenny but as i have learned from unfortunate prior experiences that i should do more research.into a species before i just throw ot into my system. Can you guys help me out with any pros and/or cons related to these guys? I have a 20g fowlr with a...
  9. Lwnblen11

    Lwnblen11

  10. General Reef Discussion
    Peekaboo!
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I bought lawnmower blenny this past Sunday, acclimated him over 2 hours and he was swimming around from rock to rock and chomping on algae, so I named him Chomps. Starting Wednesday he seems to just sit there, I have not seen him eat any alage and he sort of just sits there on a rock, he will...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Good evening all, I was wondering about people's experiences with lawnmower blennys. I have some hair algea that nothing I try gets rid of it all. All of my water params are really good and all the corals are thriving so far. I have a turbo snail that eats as much as he can. But I was in my lfs...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    hey just wondering if anyone elses lawnmower blenny digs all the sand out from under the live rock and gets very territorial.. thanks all
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all! I just wanted to post my extreme unhappiness with the LFS. I know it isn't any secret that they aren't the most reliable source for information but they ALWAYS steer me in the wrong direction. I have a 75 gallon with 100 pounds of LR and many corals. The tank has been up and...
  15. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    Anyone interested in buying my lawnmower blenny for $10? I bought him for $22 in LaCrosse. I only had him for about a month and he is a certified hair algae eater. I saw him chowing down and bought him to help with my tank but decided to fight my battle a different way and I really want a midas...
  16. Reef Fish
    I have a lawn mower blenny that I would like to place into a 13 gallon aquarium along with three yellow headed jaw fish. My concern is, that the lawn mower blenny would agress on the jaw fish, since they have a large mouth and an elongated body, much like the blenny. Any advice?
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a lawnmower blenny a few weeks ago and have noticed him getting skinnier and skinnier. I honestly don't have like ANY ALGAE growing in my tank which is really weird. Ive got coralline growing but not nuisance algae. It is a 55gal reef tank. He won't eat anything i put in the tank. I...
  18. Reef Fish
    I am thinking about getting a Lawnmower blenny for my 14g BioCube. I know they eat hair algae, but since my tank is not established yet, I do not know it it will have a consistent supply for it. What prepared foods have worked well for yall?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    i was considering getting one, maybe.... but if they are known to carpet surf, i will just forget it.... also, please tell me that lawnmower blennies are not prone to jumping...! (i don't think i have read that they are, but want to dbl check) right now i have a versatop on my tank, but...
  20. "Soft" corals
    A couple of days ago I got my first leather coral. I took it home and found it a nice spot in my tank and after a few hours his polyps were extended and seemed very happy! Until my lawnmower blenny found him. It seems like accidental pestering..just a bump here and there. But when he does bump...
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