FAMILY - Scorpaenidae SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pterois Antennata COMMON NAME - Sptfin Lionfish (Antennata Lionfish, Ragged "Finned Firefish) SIZE - 7.9" ( 20 cm) RANGE - Indo Pacific MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. ( 114 L) FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, Marine fish, Crustacean flesh, Live grass shrimp, feeder fish, marine fare live and frozen for carnivores, feed 3-4 times a week. AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10 / Venomous REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat shrimp and smaller fishes. CAPTIVE CARE - This fish is venomous and care should be exercised in handling, readily adapts to captive care, adequate hiding places are a must, will eat any fish it can get into its mouth, more than one can be kept but must have their own shelter sites. Not a threat to more active fish species, Venomous spines beware.