Blennys, Dragonets & Hawkfish

Dragonets are very popular inhabitants of the domestic marine aquarium. The known mandarin fishes of the class Synchiropus outshine this interesting species. Dragonets exist almost exclusively in the Indo-Pacific and mostly rests on its ventral fins on the sandy soil. Dragonets are very popular due to their interesting behaviour, their usually small final size and the wonderful colour (example of LSD-dragonet). They are usually kept individually or in pairs since e.g. the mandarin fish fights with the male till their death.




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Enchelyurus flavipes - Enchelyurus flavipes



EUR 19,90 *

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Enchelyurus flavipes - Enchelyurus flavipes

Enchelyurus flavipes - Enchelyurus flavipes

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Sample picture. Enchelyurus flavipes is a typical agae-eating Blenny. Its a curious fish that likes to find a cozy place for itself...

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Meiacanthus smithi - Smith's Disco Blenny



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Meiacanthus smithi - Smith's Disco Blenny

Meiacanthus smithi - Smith's Disco Blenny

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Ecsenius midas - Persian blenny



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Ecsenius midas - Persian blenny

Ecsenius midas - Persian blenny

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Parapercis schauinslandii - Redspotted sandperch



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Parapercis schauinslandii - Redspotted sandperch

Parapercis schauinslandii - Redspotted sandperch

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Meiacanthus mossambicus - Mozambique fangblenny



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Meiacanthus mossambicus - Mozambique fangblenny

Meiacanthus mossambicus - Mozambique fangblenny

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Paracirrhites forsteri - Blackside hawkfish



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Paracirrhites forsteri - Blackside hawkfish

Paracirrhites forsteri - Blackside hawkfish

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Salarias fasciatus - Sailfin Blenny



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Salarias fasciatus - Sailfin Blenny

Salarias fasciatus - Sailfin Blenny

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Sample Picture. Size: M The Sailfin Blenny, Salarias fasciatus, is a popular fish to combat algae growth. The species is especially...

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Ecsenius bicolor - Bicolor Blenny



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Amblycirrhitus pinos - Redspotted Hawkfish



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Amblycirrhitus pinos - Redspotted Hawkfish

Amblycirrhitus pinos - Redspotted Hawkfish

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Sample picture. Amblycirrhitus pinos is an attractive Hawkfish from the Caribbean. The Redspotted Hawkfish can reach a size of about...

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Cirrhitichthys aprinus - Spotted Hawkfisch



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Cirrhitichthys aprinus - Spotted Hawkfisch

Cirrhitichthys aprinus - Spotted Hawkfisch

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CIRRHITICHTHYS APRINUS - SPOTTED HAWKFISH Very agile animals that are easy to care for . The hawkfish are very voracious and should...

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Neocirrhites armatus - Flame Hawkfish



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Synchiropus moyeri



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Synchiropus moyeri

Synchiropus moyeri

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Neocirrhites armatus - Flame Hawkfish (Pair)



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Synchiropus ocellatus



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Synchiropus ocellatus

Synchiropus ocellatus

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SYNCHIROPUS OCELLATUS - SCOOTER BLENNY Scooter Blennys are only suitable for well cycled aquariums from 400 litres as they mainly...

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Salarias ramosus - Starry Blenny



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Meiacanthus oualanensis - Canary Blenny



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Meiacanthus oualanensis - Canary Blenny

Meiacanthus oualanensis - Canary Blenny

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Sample picture. The Canary Blenny is a rarity from the south seas. It's known to be territorial against similar species.

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Blenniella chrysospilos - Orange Spotted Blenny



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Cirrhitichthys falco - Falco Hawkfisch



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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Dragonet (Pair)



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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Dragonet (Pair)

Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Dragonet (Pair)

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Sample picture. You will receive one male and one female.

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Oxycirrhites typus - Longnose Hawkfish



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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Leierfisch (Female)



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Cirrhitops fasciatus - Red Banded Hawkfisch



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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin-Leierfisch (Männchen)



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Ecsenius lineatus - Linear Blenny



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Ecsenius lineatus - Linear Blenny

Ecsenius lineatus - Linear Blenny

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Sample Picture. The Linear Blenny is suitable for aquariums 400 liters and up. They need lots of hidey holes or will be prone to...

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Blennys, Dragonets & Hawkfish

Interesting inhabitants

"Solitary and no extensive swimmers!"

Blennies should be kept separately in any case, unless they are already offered as a solid couple. Ecsenius is known for attacking SPS polyps.

Coral hawkfish

Coral hawkfish usually sits on corals and moves by hopping from one coral to other. They are mostly similar in appearance with the exception of long snouted coral hawkfish. Also the coral hawkfishes should be kept individually or in pairs – several males fight with each other! Especially popular is the blazing hawkfish (Neocirrhites armatus) – It is suspected that it attacks smaller shrimps. The tanks should also be provided with a spring protection. Blenny should be kept separated at all times unless they are offered in fixed pairs. Attacks on SPS polyps are known in Ecsenius species. Since this fish is not a great swimmer, they are suitable for good structured nano-aquarium. Please be informed about the required tank sizes of individual type. Generally pay attention on good structured tanks with sufficient hiding places and live rock.

Feeding the Mandarin-dragonets and coral hawkfishes

Dragonets feed on the microorganisms and should therefore not be used in the marine tanks in the start-up phase. Since they unfailingly peck on the live rock, the naturally existing zooplankton should be developed very well. Small frozen food like Artemia, lobster eggs or Goldpods are fed gladly in case of diet change. Since they eat slowly, it should always be ensured that the dragonets get enough food.

Feeding the blennies

Blenny, especially Salarias and Ecsenius species are specially good algae eaters and should be fed with this exclusively. Salarias ramosus lives exclusively on plants, i.e. it must be fed with Nori-algae, Caulerpa algae or even natural algae growth.

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