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Old 05/23/2017, 06:07 AM   #2601
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That's me, overflowing with excitement of your new arrivals!

Do you know how big the pike blennies are? I was thinking that they might like having an old worm tube to hide in. If you don't have one, maybe make a DIY one

I think that they're a perfect addition for the grassy lagoon.


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Old 05/23/2017, 03:07 PM   #2602
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The new fish are in the QT!

I'm a little bummed KP didn't give me the sailfin blennies in the ratio I requested. I asked for two dark (male) ones and four light (female) ones. They sent me 4-5 males and 1-2 females-not a good male to female ratio. They seem pretty mellow, so I hope they get along okay.

The pike blennies are so cool! 3-4 inches long and very slender-almost like a pipe fish. And their heads are hilarious! Weirdness galore!


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Old 05/23/2017, 05:36 PM   #2603
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That's awesome! Sorry to hear about the ratio problem though.


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Old 05/23/2017, 07:15 PM   #2604
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It's really hard to say what the ratio is, at the moment. It could be 3-3. We'll see. Let them settle in.

I was watching the pike blennies. Hard to see any sexual differences, until one of them flashed. It raised its exquisitely marked dorsal fin and opened its ridiculously large mouth, and on the inside, it was bright yellow! I'll HAVE to get a picture of that.

I cannot wait to get these new fish in the display. But of course, I must wait…


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