Lyretail Hogfish

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FAMILY - Labridea

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Bodianus anthioides

COMMON NAME – Lyretail Hogfish

SIZE – 9.5 in (24 cm)

RANGE - Indo-Pacific, Red Sea, Sri Lanka

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE – 100 gal (378 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 - No

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

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