Anthias and Midas Blenny

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  1. Manic

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    Hey Everyone,

    Just thought I would share something interesting. Yesterday I got 4 anthias (3 females and 1 male) and a midas blenny. This morning the midas blenny was schooling with the anthias, all of a sudden my 6 line wrasse came out of nowhere and attacked the midas blenny. The male anthia didn't like this at all and chased the 6 line around the tank for like 10 minutes. Needless to say the 6 line hasn't come near the midas again. Sometimes it is hard to see the midas because it is swimming in a group with the anthias. I though this was cool...
     
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    yup midas blennys are great fish that do funny things. nice to hear the anthias moered him
     
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    That is indeed a "funny" story. Just goes to show. Marine fish are really fascinating creatures!
     
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    that is cool, blennies have such amazing character, strange to hear about the schooling
     
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    Yip midas blenny's do that....in the wild you will get a couple of midas Blenny's shoaling with goldie anthias.

    Very nice seeing them together:)
     
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    midas often school with anthias as a form of protection, although yopu might find the male anthia gets upset with the 'strange' female that doesnt behave the way she should. at that point the midas will just back intoa hole and laugh at the male anthia a while.


    watch that six line though, easrly stages of aggresion from a six line and it could get meaner....
     
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    yip six line can be a buger when it starts to harass fish.....little mean fish:biggrin:
     
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    or a mean little fish:p ive always had nice sixlines, but ive heard them go bad before :(
    just a heads up there
     
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    maybe the anthias think the blenny is an anthia with long legs and a thin waist, and the cutest eyebrows lol!
     
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