Bluestriped fang blenny

Species information for the Bluestriped fang blenny, in the Blennys category.

  1. FAMILY - Blenniidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Plagiotremus Rhinorhynchus

    COMMON NAME - Bluestriped Fang Blenny (Pacific Neon Goby)

    SIZE - 4.7" (12 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Scales and body slime of other fish, live brine shrimp, sometimes finely chopped seafoods. Feed 3 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Yes, but, will bother other fish tankmates.

    CAPTIVE CARE - One of the sabertooth blennies, will bite tankmates unless they have a toxic body slime, best suited in a specimen tank, tank mates may be puffers, keep only one per tank. Caution must be used in mixing this fish with any other fish.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 27, 2013
    jhnrb, Jan 9, 2009