Panther grouper


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FAMILY - Serranida

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cromileptes Altivells

COMMON NAME - Panther Grouper (Panther Fish, Polkadot Grouper, Barramundi Cod, Humpback Grouper)

SIZE - 27.6" (70 cm)

RANGE - Indo Pacific

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 180 US Gal. (681 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 - Acclimates well to captivity, will greedily accept chopped fresh or frozen seafoods, other frozen preparations, freeze dried krill. Keep only one per aquarium, several adults can be housed in the same tank if the tank is large enough, will eat any fish it can swallow whole. Not aggressive, will place an elevated stress on filtration systems.

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