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Tribal/ Black Comb Tooth 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. I

  • f 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.

  • Black Comb Tooth Blennies can grow to 4".


We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 30 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, Flake Food

Habitat: Reef

Light: Medium

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