Threadfin snapper

Species information for the Threadfin snapper, in the Snappers category.

  1. FAMILY - Lutjanidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Symphorichthys Spilurus

    COMMON NAME - Threadfin Snapper (bluelined sea bream)

    SIZE - 23.6" (60 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 200 US Gal. (757 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet of marine meaty foods, chopped fresh or frozen shrimp, scallop, marine fish flesh, mysid shrimp, prepared frozen foods for carnivores. Feed 3 times per day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat crustaceans and small fish.

    CAPTIVE CARE - An active fish that needs plenty of swim room, provide adequate hiding places, may dash about when startled and injure itself on decor, keep only one, will eat smaller tankmates.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 3, 2014
    jhnrb, Jul 9, 2009