Leopard hind

Species information for the Leopard hind, in the Groupers category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cephalopholis Leoparda

    COMMON NAME - Leopard Hind

    SIZE - 9.4" (24 cm)

    RANGE - Indo West Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 100 US Gal. (379 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Marine fare for carnivores, marine fish, crustacean flesh, feed 2-4 times a week.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Dines on ornamental crustaceans and fish tankmates.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates well to captivity, will greedily accept chopped fresh or frozen seafoods, other frozen preparations, freeze dried krill. Keep only one per aquarium (prone to fight with each other), will eat any fish it can swallow whole including cleaner wrasse, will defend its preferred hiding places, will place an elevated stress on filtration systems.

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    jhnrb, Apr 4, 2009
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