Profiles of the algae eating Blennies, including scientific name, description, distribution, facts, diet information and characteristics.
The Bullethead Rockskipper Blenny is also known as the Hump-Headed Blenny. It consumes algae, helping to control it in your tank.
This brilliant yellow Blenney does best in an aquarium and if kept to only one per tank unless a breeding pair is maintained. Caution should be taken as this fish has a venomous bite.
The Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus) is also known as: Algae Blenny, Jeweled Rockskipper Blenny, Sailfin Blenny, Jeweled Blenny and Rock Blenny. This Blenny is a great algae eater.
The Midas Blenny displays an eel-like swimming motion. This Blenny will vex small planktivores and has been known to nip at firefish and gobies.
A profile of the Seaweed Blenny (Parablennius ssp.) including a species photo, identification, facts, characteristic, compatibility, feeding, aquarium care, and more profile information.
Due to its specific diet of small polyp stony coral in the wild, the Short-Bodied Blenny (Exallias brevis) is not recommended for hobby aquariums. In the off chance that it can be coaxed into eating Mysid Shrimp or Brine Shrimp, this Blenny will live peacefully with its tank-mates.