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Meiacanthus mossambicus


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lexID:
70 
Scientific:
Meiacanthus mossambicus 
German:
Afrikanischer Leierschwanz-Schleimfisch 
English:
Mozambique fangblenny 
Category:
- Blennider / Slemfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > mossambicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Smith, 1959 
Occurrence:
Tansania, Mayotte, Comores, Mozambique, Afrika, Kenya, Madagaskar, Östafrika, Seychellerna , Västra Indiska Oceanen 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
8 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger, Artemia, Flingfoder, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-14 16:34:46 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Lever utanför Östafrika och vid Seychellerna. Skötsel som för övriga blennider. Den kan lätt vänjas till torr- och frysfoder. I akvariet behöver den många gömställen och fredliga fiskar som sällskap.



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C3r0 am 26.04.12#1
Ich hatte ein Exemplar diese Fisches. Er ist von Anfang an nur recht schwer an Futter gegangen und hat später die Futteraufnahme vollkommen verweigert und ist dadurch verstorben.
es könnte sich aber sehr wahrscheinlich dabei um einen Einzelfall handeln. Das Tier kam schon geschwächt bei mir an.
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