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- Convict Blenny
- Engineer Goby
The Convict Blenny is very slender and "eel like" in appearance it is predominantly black to dark blue and white, as they mature the horizontal stripes become vertical bars and blotches. Although commonly named Convict Blenny and Engineer Goby they are actually from neither family and belong to the Pholidichthyidae Family
Similar in appearance to Plotosus lineatus
Max length : 34.0 cm
Anything that lives in symbiosis, parasitic or opportunistically with it.
Convict Blennies may dig a series of tunnels and burrows in substrate around and under live rock, if introduced in groups they may form shoals. These fish mix well with most other species.
The size of tank suitable for it, including reasoning behind this judgment.
Type and amount of water flow suitable for it.
How much lighting is required for it.
How quickly it will grow under various conditions.
Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.
Addition things / items that are important for care in captivity.
Can be housed with most other species, avoid large predators.
Mature specimens may eat ornamental shrimp.
There has been reports of succesfull breeding in the home aquarium.
Western Central Pacific: Philippines south to the Solomon Islands. Absent from Australia. ..
Inhabits shallow lagoon and coastal reefs. Forms schools that are often found under ledges or around coral heads.
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.