Blackbar filefish

Species information for the Blackbar filefish, in the Filefish category.

  1. FAMILY - Balistidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pervagor Janthinosomna

    COMMON NAME - Blackbar Filefish

    SIZE - 5.5" (14 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. (114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Initially live brine soaked in a vitamin supplement, once acclimated and feeding a varied diet, marine meaty fare, chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, frozen and live, all supplemented with marine algae, vitamin enriched fare. Feed min. 3 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Not recommended.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Keep only with non aggressive docile tankmates. Provide adequate shelter sites, keep only one or a proven pair per tank.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 4, 2014
    jhnrb, Mar 12, 2009