Blennies

Blennies reach a size of three inches and are typically bottom dwellers. Blenny Fish are somewhat territorial in nature, and only one species per tank is recommended. Extensive rockwork and a good growth of microalgae are necessary to successfully maintain them in captivity.

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The Bicolor Blenny is also known as the Two-colored Blenny. The Bicolor is so-named because the anterior half is blue to dull brown, and the posterior half is dull orange. Males... [Read more]



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The Black Combtooth Blenny - also known as Namive's Blenny or the Yellowtail Black Blenny - isn't often seen in the hobby. Adding one to your reef aquarium may just cause a little... [Read more]



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The Black Sailfin Blenny is prized for its voracious appetite for nuisance microalgae. But the Black Sailfin Blenny is most recognizable for its stark black coloration on both... [Read more]



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The Blue and Gold Blenny originate from the Indo-Pacific, and is a peaceful blenny for a community or reef aquarium. There are two color forms of Ecsenius lividanalis. One form... [Read more]



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The Canary Blenny is also known as the Oualan Forktail Blenny, or Canary Fang Blenny. The Canary Blenny is aptly named, being a solid vibrant yellow. Males are generally larger... [Read more]



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The Ember Blenny is also known as the Red-streaked Blenny, or Scarlet-spotted Blenny. The males are generally larger than the females and experience a succession of color changes... [Read more]



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The Horned Blenny originates in the Caribbean Ocean. Its body is a mottled tan with darker spots adorning the body and fins. The head of this fish carries 2 large branching horns... [Read more]



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The Horseface Blenny, also known as the Red Lip Blenny, originates in the Caribbean Ocean. Its body is a blended black and red with yellow markings camouflaging the body and fins.... [Read more]



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The Linear Blenny is also known as the Lined Blenny. The lower half is white and the upper half is brown to black in coloration. They are a smaller blenny. Their very large eyes... [Read more]



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The Lizard Blenny may also be known as the Yellowbar Sandperch and originates within the rubble zones of the reefs in the Indo-Pacific. They have an elongated body that is barred... [Read more]



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The Midas Blenny is an excellent candidate for a reef tank. It is a beautiful, deep golden-yellow with a shadow of blue under the chin and bright, blue-rimmed eyes. When swimming,... [Read more]



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The One Spot Blenny is also referred to as the Big Spot or Triplespot Blenny. Its body is a mottled green and dark brown with white spots. The belly is a light tan to cream color... [Read more]



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The Sailfin/Algae Blenny is notable for its unique looks and winning personality. With a mottled tan color, oversized eyes, and typical body shape of the Blenniidae family, Salarias... [Read more]



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The Segmented Sailfin Blenny is also referred to as the Segmented Blenny. Its body is vertically striped, or segmented with alternating bands of yellow and reddish tan. This blenny... [Read more]



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The Starry Blenny is also referred to as Snowflake Blenny. Its body is a mottled dark brown with white dots and its pectoral and tail fins are yellow. A well-established 30 gallon... [Read more]



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The Striped Blenny is also referred to as Gammistes Blenny, Striped Fang Blenny, or Striped Poison-Fang Blenny. It has alternating black and yellow stripes that run the entire... [Read more]



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The Tail Spot Blenny's defining feature is the dark spot at the base of its tail. A black and yellow band runs below each eye, aiding them in blending into their surroundings.... [Read more]



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The Two Spot Bimaculatus Blenny originates within the reefs surrounding Cebu. They are a small blenny with very large eyes, and small mouth giving these fish a very comical look.... [Read more]



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The White Blenny is also referred to as White's Blenny, Smith's Blenny, Smith's Fang Blenny or Disco Blenny. Its body is mostly blue with a black stripe which starts at the chin... [Read more]