Ecsenius springeri, a New Blenny Species from West Papua

Ecsenius springeri is a spankin new species of blenny that is very similar to our beloved aquarium bicolor gobies. So many of the new species described are often times wrasses and especially gobies, so it’s with great delight that today…

Ecsenius bathi, the blenny from Komodo and the Flores Sea

Among blennies the genus Ecsenius includes some of the most colorful, personable and aquarium-suitable species. Species like Midas and Bicolor blennies are part of the mainstay of marine aquarium fishes while others like Ecsenius pictus, Ecsenius tigris and Ecsenius oculus are…

ORA Breaks the Blenny Barrier – Captive-Bred Red Sea Mimic Blennies!

Today, ORA announced the successful breeding of the Red Sea Mimic Blenny, Ecsenius gravieri, and with it, the impenetrable blenny-barrier has been broken. For years if not decades, it has seemed that the successful captive breeding of the combtooth Blennies from…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: Ecsenius pictus

Today’s edition of Awesome Fish Spotlight finds us looking at yet again, another cool Ecsenius blenny. While not nearly as hard to get as E. oculus, E. pictus is not a common find in the hobby. We’ve already stressed on…

Rare Fish Alert: Ecsenius oculus, the Ocular Blenny

Of all the blennies that can be found in fish stores, the combtooth blennies (Ecenius sp.) are probably the most popular, desirable, hardy and staple of the lot. Many that enter the trade are colorful and cheap enough for all…

The tiger blenny, Ecsenius tigris, is a nano reef fish jewel from Australia

The tiger blenny, Ecsenius tigris, is a very small little nano blenny with more than enough coloration and personality to warrant more attention that the usual tiny Ecsenius blenny. Hailing from Australia and the Western Pacific Ocean the tiger blenny was…