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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Ecsenius midas - Persian blenny



EUR 28,90 *

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Ecsenius midas - Persian blenny

Ecsenius midas - Persian blenny

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Synchiropus marmoratus - Marbled Dragonet



EUR 22,90 *

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Synchiropus marmoratus - Marbled Dragonet

Synchiropus marmoratus - Marbled Dragonet

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Salarias fasciatus - Sailfin Blenny



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Salarias fasciatus - Sailfin Blenny

Salarias fasciatus - Sailfin Blenny

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Latin Name: Salarias fasciatus
Common Name: Sailfin Blenny
Adult Size:  14 cm
Aquarium size: from 400l
Feeding: Algae
Temperature: 24°C - 27°C
Care Level: normal (with a good algae supply)
Temperament: keep alone, can be problematic with Ctenochaetus tangs
Notes: eats hair algae and other green algae

The Sailfin Blenny, Salarias fasciatus, is a popular fish to combat algae growth. The species is especially good at eradicating hairy algae, which makes them interesting when cycling a new tank. The fish is also known as Algae Blenny or Lawnmower Blenny because of this.


Care of Salarias fasciatus is easy. The Blenny is resistant against disease and easily adapts to aquarium life. As a herbivore it is very important to offer enough algae or other vegetable foods if you want to care for your Sailfin Blenny for a long time – for example, it’s possible to leave part of the aquarium glass uncleaned. Wrong food will lead to a bloated belly, adiposis and finally, death.


Slarias fasciatus is very territorial, so it is not possible to keep multiples of them even in very large tanks. According to various reports, Kole Tangs (Ctenochaetos strigosus) will not get along with them as they compete for the same food.


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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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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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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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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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Blenniella chrysospilos - Orange Spotted Blenny



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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Dragonet (Pair)



EUR 49,80 *

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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Dragonet (Pair)

Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Dragonet (Pair)

EUR 49,80 *


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

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Cirrhitichthys falco - Falco Hawkfisch



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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin Leierfisch (Female)



EUR 24,90 *

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Oxycirrhites typus - Longnose Hawkfish



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Cirrhitops fasciatus - Red Banded Hawkfisch



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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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Synchiropus splendidus - Mandarin-Leierfisch (Männchen)



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Ecsenius stigmatura - Tail Spot Blenny



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Ecsenius stigmatura - Tail Spot Blenny

Ecsenius stigmatura - Tail Spot Blenny

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Sample picture. The Tail Spot Blenny (Ecsenius stigmatura) is an endearing smaller Blenny growing up to 6 cm in size and suitable for...

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Synchiropus picturatus - Picturesque Dragonet



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Salarias segmentatus - Segmented Blenny



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Salarias segmentatus - Segmented Blenny

Salarias segmentatus - Segmented Blenny

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Sample picture. Salarias segmentatus is an interesting Blenny growing up to about 11 cm in size and suitable for tanks of 300l and up....

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Ecsenius ops - Ecsenius ops



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Ecsenius ops - Ecsenius ops

Ecsenius ops - Ecsenius ops

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Paracirrhites arcatus - Arc-Eye Hawkfish



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Paracirrhites arcatus - Arc-Eye Hawkfish

Paracirrhites arcatus - Arc-Eye Hawkfish

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PARACIRRHITES ARCATUS - ARC-EYE HAWKFISH This easy-care hawkfish gets 13 - 15 cm long and should only be kept in aquariums with at...

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Acanthemblemaria spinosa - Spineyhead Blenny



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Acanthemblemaria spinosa - Spineyhead Blenny

Acanthemblemaria spinosa - Spineyhead Blenny

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Sample picture. Acanthemblemaria spinosa is a little rarity - literally little as the Spineyhead Blenny only grows up to about 2-3 cm...

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Meiacanthus grammistes - Striped Fang Blenny



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Meiacanthus grammistes - Striped Fang Blenny

Meiacanthus grammistes - Striped Fang Blenny

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Sample picture. The Striped Fang Blenny is an attractic saltwater aquarium fish. It grows up to about 11 cm in size and is...

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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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