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Meiacanthus tongaensis


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lexID:
72 
AphiaID:
279320 
Scientific:
Meiacanthus tongaensis 
German:
Schleimfisch 
English:
Bleeny 
Category:
Kvabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > tongaensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Smith-Vaniz, 1987 
Occurrence:
Fiji, Stillehavet, Øst, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
0 - 165 Meter 
Size:
6 cm - 8 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, dyreplankton, Flakfor, Frossenmat , Mysis, Plankton, planteplankton 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Veldig vanskelig 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2017-04-23 20:30:29 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Meiacanthus tongaensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Meiacanthus tongaensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Meiacanthus tongaensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Smith-Vaniz, 1987

According to fishbase.org harmless. Eats planctonic organisms.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Blenniidae (Family) > Blenniinae (Subfamily) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > Meiacanthus tongaensis (Species)

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