The Pop Eye Sea Goblin body colour can be a dull yellow, grey, brown, or rust in colour with light blotches and wartlike glands which give it a knobby appearance. They have brilliantly coloured pectoral and caudal fins which are used to warn off predators
A 100 L or larger aquarium with live rock is suitable. It uses the live rock for hiding in as well as for perching while looking for food. Tank mates should be passive fish including others of its own genera. It has venom glands attached to the dorsal, anal, and pelvic spines.
When first introduced into the aquarium, live feeder shrimp should be used to entice this fish to eat. The Pop Eye Sea Goblin diet consists of live foods such as feeder shrimp or frozen chopped meaty foods.
The Pop Eye Sea Goblin is Reef Safe with caution as they will prey on any small fish or crustaceans that will fit inot its mouth, however they will not harm any corals.