Longfin Anthias

Species information for the Longfin Anthias, in the Anthias category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudanthias Ventralis

    COMMON NAME - Longfin Anthias

    SIZE - 2.1" (5.5 cm)

    RANGE - Western and South Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. ( 114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Marine meaty foods for zooplankton feeders, mysid shrimp, vitamin enriched brine shrimp, marine frozen fare. Feed 3 - 4 times a day (minimum of 2 times a day)

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 4

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Yes

    CAPTIVE CARE - Can be kept in the deeper reef systems, may not acclimate to high lighting associated with shallow water reefs, is a victim of bright lights, aggression, and disease. Keep only one male and caution with females, aggression is not uncommon within the species.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 13, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 25, 2008
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