Bicolor blenny

Ecsenius bicolor is a Blenny from the Indo-Pacific.

Picture of the Bicolor blenny has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: originally posted to Flickr as Bicolor blenny Ecsen
Author: Brian Gratwicke Permission (

The Bicolor blenny lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 25 m environment.

The Bicolor Blenny lives in crevices on coral reefs and comes in three colour forms. All have a curved pinkish marking behind the eye. More

Additional Information : The bicolor blenny is one of the more personable saltwater aquarium fish available. With their unique mannerisms and a toad-like face, they often capture the interest of their owners and visitors alike. More

environment, the Bicolor Blenny needs a tank of at least 30 gallons with scattered rocks for perching and hiding. These fishes are normally peaceful tank members, but have been known to pick at other blennies, smaller gobies and dartfish. More

The Bicolor Blenny likes plenty of rocks to perch upon and hide behind. Whether or not this Blenny is a good tank mate depends on who you talk to. Some people think that it gets along with everything in a tank, others think it doesn't. More

Bicolor Blenny Description Product Description Bottom The Bicolor Blenny lives in crevices on coral reefs. Three colour forms are known. The two-coloured form, is bright orange posteriorly. More

The non-aggressive Bicolor Blenny makes an excellent addition to reef aquariums. This hardy fish readily eats a variety of foods including flake. Care Info The Bicolor Blenny is easy to care for. No special care requirements are necessary. More

The Bicolor Blenny is also known as the Two-colored Blenny. The Bicolor is so-named because the anterior half is blue to dull brown, and the posterior half is dull orange. More

Bicolor Blenny 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Bicolor Blenny = Bicolor Blenny, Ecsenius bicolor, is found living on several reefs of the Indo Pacific region. More

bicolor blenny has a lot personality, spending its time perched in the safety of the rock, keeping a watchful eye on the tank. The Bicolor Blenny is a territorial fish which should not be housed with others of the same species. More

While your Bicolor Blenny may hide at first, over time this fish will become more confident. More

Bicolor Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor) Profile Information Bicolor Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor) Scientific Name: Ecsenius bicolor Alt Scientific Name: Salarias bicolor Common Name: Bicolor Blenny Alt Common Name: Two-colored Blenny Group: Blennies (Blenny Fishes) More

The Bicolor Blenny has an elongated body with the anterior colored in dark purple and the posterior in yellow to orange. They have long straight cirri. More

The Bicolor Blenny has highly variable coloration, and may not have the typical appearance at the time of purchase. The front half of the Bicolor Blenny is typically dark purple-grey, and the rear is orange-yellow.... More

Common names

Bicolor blenny in English
Cabing item in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Ecsenius bicolor in French (français)
Futairokaeru-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Mano'o-i'usama in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Tofarvet slimfisk in Danish (dansk)
Two-colored blenny in English
Two-coloured blenny in English
Two-tone combtooth-blenny in English
二色无须鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
二色無鬚鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
双色异齿鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
雙色異齒鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Ecsenius bicolor has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
Original source: FishBase
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Perciformes
Family : Blenniidae
Genus : Ecsenius
Species : Ecsenius bicolor
Authority : Day, 1888