Fish Guide

Canary Blenny   (Meiacanthus oualanensis)
Family: Blenniidae (Blennies)
Natural Range: Western Pacific Ocean
Size: 5 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 24+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Caution
Diet: Algae, crustaceans
Natural History: The Canary Blenny is likely found as solitary individuals or loose small groups on seaward reefs. It has both a fang and a venom gland which makes its bite at least mildly toxic.
Husbandry: The Canary Blenny will likely be aggressive towards other blennies in the home aquarium. It generally does not use its venom as an offensive weapon but rather as a defensive tool against aggression. It will bite the hand that tries to catch it.

AKA: Oualan Forktail Blenny

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