Petroscirtes brevicepsis commonly referred to as Striped Poison-fang Blenny Mimic, Shorthead Blenny, Shorthead Fangblenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
The offspring of Petroscirtes breviceps are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Petroscirtes breviceps, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Petroscirtes breviceps, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
This is a general hint!
Petroscirtes breviceps has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Petroscirtes breviceps in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Petroscirtes breviceps. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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