Crown squirrelfish

Species information for the Crown squirrelfish, in the Squirrelfish category.

  1. FAMILY - Holocentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Sargocentron Diadema

    COMMON NAME - Crown Squirrelfish

    SIZE - 6.7" (17cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Marine chopped seafoods, live or grozen brine, shrimp, mysid shrimp, various frozen preparations in variety.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat invertebrates, worms, crustaceans, snails, serpent stars, hides from intense lighting.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Provide adequate hiding places, appropriate non reef lighting. May be aggressive with members of its own kind, will eat bristle and fire worms.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 4, 2014
    jhnrb, Jul 9, 2009