Bicolor Anthias

Species information for the Bicolor Anthias, in the Anthias category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudanthias Bicolor

    COMMON NAME - Bicolor Anthias

    SIZE - 5.1" (13 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. (208 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods for zooplankton feeders, mysid shrimp, vitamin enriched brine shrimp, frozen marine preparations

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 6

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Safe with invertebrates

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimation is easier with light levels lower than is typically found in reef tanks, a tank of at least 135 US Gal. (511 L) is needed to keep one male and 8+ females, adults can be kept with moderately aggressive tankmates (pygmy angels, dottybacks, surgeonfish) provided the anthias are introduced and established 1st. Feed a diet high in carotenoids to maintain color.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 13, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 25, 2008
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