Blennies

Algae Blenny

Name Algae, Lawnmower Blenny

Scientific Name Salarias fasciatus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 13cm  5.1''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Algae Blenny Starry

Name Starry, Jewel Algae Blenny

Scientific Name Salarias ramosus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 12cm  5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

 

Barnacle Blenny

Name Barnacle Blenny

Scientific Name Acanthemblemaria macrospilus

Min Aquaria Volume 40L

Max Size 5.5cm  2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Gulf of California and Coast of Mexico

Notes Takes up residence in small crevice

Bicolour Blenny

Name Bicolour Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius bicolor

Min Aquaria Volume 80L

Max Size 10cm  4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Black Lined Fang Blenny

Name Black Lined, Beaver Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus nigrolineatus

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 8cm  3''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Red Sea

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

Brachiosaurus Blenny

Name Brachiosaurus Blenny

Scientific Name Omobranchus anolius

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 9cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- with caution may nip at corals

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Australia

Notes Found in intertidal zones and mudflats

Canary Fang Blenny

Name Canary Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus oualanensis

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 12cm  5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

Comical Blenny

Name Comical Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius opsifrontalis

Min Aquaria Volume 80L

Max Size 5cm  2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indonesia

Notes  

 

Dot Dash Blenny

Name Dot Dash, Linear Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius lineatus

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 9cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Dusky Yellow Tail Blenny

Name Dusky Yellow Tail, Blue Gold Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius lividanalis

Min Aquaria Volume 40L

Max Size 8cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Western Pacific

Notes  

Elegant Blenny

Name Elgant Blenny

Scientific Name Omobranchus elegans

Min Aquaria Volume 80L

Max Size 6cm  2.4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Pacific Ocean

Notes  

Gold Streak Blenny

Name Gold Streak, Tail Spot Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius stigmatura

Min Aquaria Volume 40L

Max Size 5cm  2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Western Pacific

Notes  

Green Canary Fang Blenny

Name Green, Black Line Canary Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus tongaensis

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 12cm  5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Fiji

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

 

Horned Blenny

Name Horned Blenny

Scientific Name Hypsoblennius exstochilus

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 6cm  2.4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe 

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Caribbean

Notes  

Kamohara Fang Blenny

Name Kamohara Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus kamohara

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 12cm  5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Japan

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

Leopard Blenny

Name Leopard Blenny

Scientific Name Exallias brevis

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 15cm  5.7''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes May nip at SPS Corals

Midas Blenny

Name Midas Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius midas

Min Aquaria Volume 80L

Max Size 15cm  6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore 

Care Easy

Origin Indo-Pacific

Notes  

Mimic Blenny

Name Red Sea Mimic Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius gravieri

Min Aquaria Volume 80L

Max Size 8cm  3.1''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Red Sea

Notes This fish mimc's the Black Lined Fang Blenny

 

Molly Miller Blenny

Name Molly Miller Blenny

Scientific Name Scartella cristata

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 10cm  4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Caribbean

Mozambique Fang Blenny

Name Mozambique Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus mossambicus

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 10cm  4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Easy

Origin Africa

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

Painted Blenny

Name Painted, Pictus Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius pictus

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 5cm  2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Phantom Blenny

Name Phantom, Black Sailfin Blenny

Scientific Name Atrosalarias fuscus

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 10cm  4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo-Pacific

Notes Juveniles are Yellow becoming black with age

Red Lip Blenny

Name Red Lip, Horse Face Blenny

Scientific Name Ophioblennius atlanticus

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 12cm  4.7''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe 

Temperament Peaceful -Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Caribbean

Notes  

Red Scribble Blenny

Name Red Scribble, Streaked Blenny

Scientific Name Cirripectes stigmaticus

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 13cm  5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore 

Care Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Notes  

Red Spot Blenny

Name Red Spot Flymo Blenny

Scientific Name Blenniella chrysospilos

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 13cm  5.1''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Moderate

Origin West-South Pacific

Segmented Blenny

Name Segmented, Sunset Stripe Blenny

Scientific Name Salarias segmentatus

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Western Pacific

Notes  

Siamese Fang Blenny

Name Siamese Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus smithii

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 8cm  3.1''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

Striped Fang Blenny

Name Striped Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus grammistes

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 11cm  4.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Semi-Aggressive

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.

Two Spot Blenny

Name Two Spot, Pearl Dot Dash Blenny

Scientific Name Ecsenius bimaculatus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 4cm  1.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Herbivore 

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Yellow Tail Fang Blenny

Name Yellow Tail Fang Blenny

Scientific Name Meiacanthus atrodorsalis

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 12cm  5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Notes Caution- Venomous lower Fangs.