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Tailspot Blenny

  • Ecsenius Blennies are sometimes referred to as Clown Blennies. Blennies should be added to well established aquariums. Rock work should be provided for perching, hiding and grazing.

  • Ecsenius Blennies are considered to be easy and peaceful however, can become aggressive to other fish resembling their shape.

  • If sufficient algae is not present supplement with algae based foods and algae matter.

  • Males tend to be larger than females.

  • Most Blennies lack or have very small swim bladders.

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

  • Tailspot Blenny can grow to 3".


We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 10 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: Easy

Behavior: Social

Diet: Herbivore, Flake Food,  Live Food

Habitat: Reef

Light: Medium

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