Redspotted blenny

Species information for the Redspotted blenny, in the Blennys category.

  1. FAMILY - Blenniidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Istiblennius Chrysospllos

    COMMON NAME - Redspotted Blenny (Redspotted Rockskipper)

    SIZE - 5.1" (13 cm)

    RANGE - Western and South Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. (114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied vegetable diet, frozen and dried marine algae and spirulina. A growth of micro algae in the tank is a plus.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Some specimens have been known to nip at stony corals and clam mantles.

    CAPTIVE CARE - This fish occurs in shallow reefs and tide pools, keep in well established tanks only, adequate lighting and micro algae growth are a must, may be bothered by predatory species, keep only one per tank unless a proven pair can be obtained.

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