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Blenny eating coral

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Hi,

Just seen my new gold stripped blenny taking chunks out of my Duncan’s coral. Is this common??

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Reply #1

Was the Duncans coral clearly missing tentacles? Is it possible it was feeding on detritus or algae sitting on it or under it?

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Reply #2

Yes they can nip or eat corals


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Reply #3

He was definitely nipping at it. You could clearly see the green tips of its tentacles floating around the tank. The blenny did it 3 times in the space of 5 mins and then a saw him doing the same to my toadstool. He hasn’t opened up since!

I managed to catch him last night, which was a nightmare so I think I’ll take him back to my LFS.

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