Coral Rabbitfish

Species information for the Coral Rabbitfish, in the Rabbitfish category.

  1. FAMILY - Signidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Siganus Coralinus

    COMMON NAME - Coral Rabbitfish

    SIZE - 11" (28 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 75 US Gal. (284 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied marine diets of vegetable fare, dried and frozen herbivore foods, marine algae, blue green alga spirulina, pieces of zucchini, broccoli, leaf lettuce, sushi nori (dried seaweed), feed min 2 times a day.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8 (Venomous)

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will browse on algae, if well fed most will ignore corals, some nip or eat large polyped species and certain soft coral polyps. Keep in a reef with caution

    CAPTIVE CARE - A hardy fish, fares well in captivity, young fish will tolerate each other, adults should be kept singly or in a male female pair, will ignore unrelated fish species, venomous spines, handle with extreme care.

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    jhnrb, May 27, 2009
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