Reef Safe Fish

Review our list of reef safe fish for you’re home reef aquarium fish tank.

See what fish are reef safe


Swallowtail Angelfish Moderate Peaceful
lamarck’s Angelfish moderate peaceful


Dispar Anthias moderate peaceful
Lyretail Anthias moderate peaceful
Parvirostris Anthias moderate peaceful
Red Fairy Anthias moderate peaceful
Randall’s Anthias moderate peaceful
Pale-Bar Anthias moderate peaceful


Royal Gramma Basslet Easy peaceful


Bicolor Blenny easy peaceful
Black Sailfin Blenny moderate peaceful
Midas Blenny easy peaceful
Sailfin/Algae Blenny easy peaceful
Harptail Blenny easy peaceful venomous
Horned Blenny moderate peaceful
Horseface Blenny moderate peaceful
Black & Yellow Blenny easy peaceful
Tail Spot Blenny easy peaceful
Starry Blenny easy peaceful
Linear Blenny easy peaceful
Segmented Sailfin Blenny easy peaceful
One Spot Blenny easy peaceful
Ember Blenny moderate peaceful


Yellow Pyramid Butterfly easy peaceful

Copperband Butterfly that is very popular, is not reef safe. It is commonly used to control aiptasia but it is prone to pick at corals if it is not well fed.


Spotted Cardinalfish easy peaceful
Longspine Cardinalfish easy peaceful


Blue Reef Chromis easy peaceful
Blue/Green Reef Chromis easy peaceful


Ocellaris Clownfish moderate peaceful
Ocellaris Clownfish(tank-bred)easy peaceful
Teardrop Ocellaris Clownfish moderate peaceful


Zebra Barred Dartfish easy peaceful
Firefish easy peaceful
Firefish, Purple easy peaceful
Scissortail Dartfish easy peaceful


Jade Filefish moderate peaceful


Diamond Watchman Goby easy peaceful sandsifter
Two Spot Goby moderate peaceful sandsifter
Tiger Watchman Goby easy peaceful sandsifter
Engineer Goby moderate peaceful sandsifter
Sleeper Blue Dot Goby moderate peaceful sandsifter
Sleeper Railway Glider Goby easy peaceful sandsifter
Sleeper Striped Goby easy peaceful sandsifter
Yellow Watchman Goby easy peaceful
Hi Fin Red Banded Goby moderate peaceful
Orange Spotted Goby easy peaceful
Steinitz Goby easy peaceful
Bluespotted Watchman Goby easy peaceful
Wheeler’s Watchman Goby easy peaceful
Pinkbar Goby easy peaceful
Yashia White Ray Shrimp Goby easy peaceful
Diagonal Bar Prawn Goby easy peaceful
Tangaroa Goby easy peaceful
Black Barred Convict Goby easy peaceful
Catalina Goby moderate peaceful
Cave Transparent Goby easy peaceful
Clown Goby, Black easy peaceful coral disturber
Clown Goby, Brown easy peaceful coral disturber
Clown Goby, Citrinis easy peaceful coral disturber
Clown Goby, Green easy peaceful coral disturber
Clown Goby, Yellow easy peaceful coral disturber
Court Jester Goby easy peaceful
Gold Line Goby easy peaceful
Golden Neon Goby moderate peaceful
Greenbanded Goby easy peaceful
Griessingei Goby easy peaceful
Hector’s Goby easy peaceful
Masked Goby easy peaceful
Neon Blue Goby easy peaceful
Neon Gold Goby easy peaceful
Neon goby easy peaceful
Neon Gold Goby easy peaceful
Red Head Goby moderate peaceful
Red Striped Goby easy peaceful
Trimma Goby easy peaceful
Yellow Priolepis Goby easy peaceful
Gold Neon Eviota Goby easy peaceful
Blue Striped Dwarf Goby easy peaceful


Black Cap jawfish moderate peaceful
Dusky jawfish easy peaceful
Yellowhead jawfish moderate peaceful


Striped Pseudochromis easy peaceful


Gumdrop Coral Croucher easy peaceful C. Distur. venomuos


Black Seahorse moderate peaceful Slow feeder
Great seahorse moderate peaceful Slow Feeder


Blue Tang Easy peaceful
Naso Tang Moderate peaceful
Sailfin Tang Moderate peaceful
Scopas Tang Moderate peaceful
Kole Yellow Eye Tang Moderate peaceful
Convict Tang moderate peaceful
Orangeshoulder Tang moderate peaceful
Naso Blonde Tang moderate peaceful
Blue Unicorn Tang moderate peaceful
Bristletooth Tomini Tang moderate peaceful
Two Spot Bristletooth Tang moderate peaceful


Six Line Wrasse easy peaceful
Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse easy peaceful
Exquisite Wrasse easy peaceful
Radiant Wrasse easy peaceful
Mystery Wrasse easy peaceful
Lineatus Fairy Wrasse easy peaceful
Labout’s Fairy Wrasse easy peaceful
Orange-Back Fairy Wrasse easy peaceful
McCosker’s Flasher Wrasse easy peaceful

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Phone: (602) 861-6728

Location: 1753 E Broadway Rd.
Suite 105
Tempe, AZ 85282

Hours: M-Sat 10AM-6PM
Sun: 10AM-4PM

© Copyright 2023 - Relative Wisdom, LLC