Fish ID

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by SCOOBY, 6 Apr 2009.

  1. SCOOBY

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    Who knows what fish this is?
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    looks similar to a garden eel?
     
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    perhaps a harlequin snake eel
     
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    Some more pics
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    It looks like a convict blenny - pholidichthys leucotaenia.
     
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    Yip, thats it I would say.
     
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    I agree, although I know it as an engineer goby, but same sc. name.
     
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    same fish...convict blennie and engineer goby:)

    they are great tank mates, although yours looks like a juv and in need of some deeper water ;)

    also they are great diggers, as in amazing movers of substrate and have to have a decent amount to play in. they will construct a deepish cave for themselves and not be seen swimming around that much, but really are fantastic tank mates.

    apparently will pair and breed in captivity but i have no experience with that.
     

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