Redcoat squirrelfish

Species information for the Redcoat squirrelfish, in the Squirrelfish category.

  1. FAMILY - Holocentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Sargocentron Rubrum

    COMMON NAME - Redcoat Squirrelfish

    SIZE - 10.6" (27 cm)

    RANGE - Indo west Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 75 US Gal. (284 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Chopped seafoods, live or frozen vrine shrimp, mysid shrimp, varied diet of marine frozen preparations. Feed 2 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat smaller fish, motile invertibrates, worms, crustaceans, snails, serpent stars.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates well to captivity, can be kept in small groups, may eat smaller fish.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 4, 2014
    jhnrb, Jul 9, 2009