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Ember Blenny

  • Cirripectes Blennies should be added to well established aquariums. Rock work should be provided for perching, hiding and grazing.

  • Cirripectes Blennies are considered to be peaceful however may pick at benthic species.

  • Provide a balanced diet of algae and some meaty foods for optimal health. Should be housed with peaceful tankmates that allow Cirripectes Blennies to graze.

  • Males may be slightlyly larger and more colorful than females.

  • Cirripectes may display color changes during breeding.

  • Most Blennies lack or have very small swim bladders.

  • Be sure to provide an aquarium with a tight fitting lid as Blennies may jump.

  • Ember Blennies can grow to a little over 5".


We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 55 gallons or larger for this species.


Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

Care Info

Care: Moderate

Behavior: Social

Diet: Herbivore, Frozen Food,  Live Food

Habitat: Reef

Light: Medium

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