Ember Blenny (Cirripectes stigmaticus)

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Ember Blenny

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Ember Blenny

Cirripectes stigmaticus

151 Litres (40 US G.)

7.6-12.7cm (3-5 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

3-8 years



Additional names

Ember Blenny, Red-Streaked Blenny, Scarlet-Spotted Blenny, Reticulated Blenny, Red-Streaked Eye-Lash Blenny

Additional scientific names

Cirripectus cruentus


Unlike most other species of Blenny, the Amber Blenny needs meaty foods in it diet. Feed a mix of finely chopped crustaceans, mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp along with other vegetarian supplements and they will also graze some algaes.


This fish is typical Blenny in shape with a long body and large eyes positioned at the top of it's boxy head. This Blenny is mottled orange-red in colour with a reticulated pattern on the body and head.


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