Saddleback Hogfish

Species information for the Saddleback Hogfish, in the Hogfish category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridea

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Bodianus bilunulatus

    COMMON NAME – Saddleback, Black Spot, Tarry, Hawaiian Hogfish

    SIZE – 21 in (53 cm)

    RANGE - Hawaii, Indo-Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 200 gal (757 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Intermediate

    TEMPERAMENT – Semi-aggressive

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other crustaceans.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY -

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Yes

    CAPTIVE CARE - This is a semi-aggressive fish and does best with fish of similar temperament. It may bother smaller fish.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 20, 2014
    little_fish, Jan 11, 2011
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