Miniata grouper

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

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cephalopholis Miniata

    COMMON NAME - Coral Hind (Miniata Grouper, Coral Grouper)

    SIZE - 16.1" (41 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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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 18, 2014
    jhnrb, Apr 4, 2009
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