Blackfin Hogfish

Species information for the Blackfin Hogfish, in the Hogfish category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridea

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Bodianus loxozonus

    COMMON NAME – Blackfin Hogfish

    SIZE– 18.5 in (47 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific, Japan, Indo-Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE – 200 gal (757 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Intermediate

    TEMPERAMENT- Aggressive

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other crustaceans.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY -

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - No

    CAPTIVE CARE – This is an aggressive fish and will do better with other aggressive fish.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 20, 2014
    little_fish, Jan 11, 2011
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