Lyretail Anthias
Alternative Name(s): Scalefin, Jewel Anthias, Wreck Fish
Scientific Name(s): Pseudoanthias squamipinnis
Category: Marine Fish
Difficulty:
Maximum Size: 15cms
Minimum Tank Volume: 200 litres
Minimum Tank Size: 44 Gallon
Water Temperature Range: 22-26°C

General Information: A hardy aquarium fish that prefers to be kept in groups, if in a tank of over 100 gallons, and can be territorial. In smaller tanks, keep only one. Known for their beautiful shades of pink yellow and lilac. Also some lovely peach ones available
Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.020 - 1.025
Diet Requirements: A varied diet for zooplankton feeders, as well as mysid shrimp. Feed up to 4 times a day.
Compatibility: Excellent in a reef tank and will get on with most community fish. Just remember it will be the male of this species that becomes aggressive, if it does happen.
Recommendations:
Common Problems: If the dominance mentioned above does happen in a group, there may even be fatalities in the group.
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