Whitemargin lyretail grouper

Species information for the Whitemargin lyretail grouper, in the Groupers category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Variola Albimarginata

    COMMON NAME - Whitemargin Lyretail Grouper

    SIZE - 21.7" (55 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 240 US Gal. (908 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Marine fare for carnivores, marine fish, crustacean flesh, feed 2-4 times a week.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Dines on ornamental crustaceans and fish tankmates.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Needs plenty of swimming room and several adequate shelters. Will greedily accept chopped fresh or frozen seafoods, other frozen preparations, freeze dried krill, will eat any fish it can swallow whole, will place an elevated stress on filtration systems.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 18, 2014
    jhnrb, Apr 4, 2009