Black Sailfin Blenny
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
For the best care, house the Black Sailfin Blenny in an aquarium of at least 30 gallons. The Black Sailfin Blenny likes to hide amongst rockwork and inside caves, so offer a variety of locations in which the Black Sailfin Blenny can find solitude. When properly cared for, this species of Atrosalarias will consume mass amounts of hair or string algae. The Black Sailfin Blenny is peaceful towards tankmates of similar size and temperament. It may nip at some small polyp stony corals and clam mantles, however. Also, the Black Sailfin Blenny may be territorial towards its own species; therefore, if incorporating more than one Black Sailfin Blenny into an aquarium, it is best to acclimate them simultaneously.
The Black Sailfin Blenny is also known as the Dusky Blenny, Brown Coral Blenny, Black Blenny, Highfin Blenny, or Brown Combtooth Blenny. Males are generally larger than females and experience a succession of color changes when breeding.
Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1″ to 2″; Medium: 2″ to 3″; Large: 3″ to 4″