Cuban Hogfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Labridea

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Bodianus pulchellus

    COMMON NAME – Cuban, Stopfish Hogfish

    SIZE– 11 in (28 cm)

    RANGE - Caribbean

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 125 gal (473 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Intermediate

    TEMPERAMENT – Semi-aggressive

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


    REEF COMPATIBILITY – With caution, may eat some invertebrates.

    CAPTIVE CARE – This is a semi-aggressive fish and does best with fish of similar temperament.

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