Panther grouper

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

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cromileptes Altivells

    COMMON NAME - Panther Grouper (Panther Fish, Polkadot Grouper, Barramundi Cod, Humpback Grouper)

    SIZE - 27.6" (70 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 180 US Gal. (681 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, will greedily accept chopped fresh or frozen seafoods, other frozen preparations, freeze dried krill. Keep only one per aquarium, several adults can be housed in the same tank if the tank is large enough, will eat any fish it can swallow whole. Not aggressive, will place an elevated stress on filtration systems.

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