Lyretail grouper

Species information for the Lyretail grouper, in the Groupers category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Variota Louti

    COMMON NAME - Lyretail Grouper (Coronation Grouper)

    SIZE - 35.4" (90 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 300 US Gal. (1,136 L)

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


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Dines on ornamental crustaceans and fish tankmates

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates well to captivity as a juvenile, will greedily accept chopped fresh or frozen seafoods, other frozen preparations, freeze dried krill. Grows quite large and needs plenty of swimming room, will eat any fish it can swallow whole including, may defend its preferred hiding places, will place an elevated stress on filtration systems.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 18, 2014
    jhnrb, Apr 4, 2009