Threadfin Anthias

Species information for the Threadfin Anthias, in the Anthias category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Nemanthias Carberryi

    COMMON NAME - Threadfin Anthias

    SIZE - 3.9" (10 cm)

    RANGE - Indian Ocean

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. (208 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods for zooplankton feeders, mysid shrimp, vitamin enriched brine shrimp, and frozen marine preparations, feed at least 2 times a day.



    CAPTIVE CARE - Can be kept in a school of one male to 3-8 females, keep with non aggressive fish, provide plenty of hiding places, strong water motion and quality water are a plus. Live brine shrimp may be needed to induce feeding. Can be kept with other less aggressive anthias.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 13, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 24, 2008

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