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Male Lyretail Anthias
Male Lyretail Anthias

Your live fish may not match the image shown due to natural variations in each species. Each companion animal is different in shape, color, and personality.

Male Lyretail Anthias

Male Lyretail Anthias

Also known as the Scalefin, the males are attractively colored in red hues while the females tend to be a beautiful shades of orange.  These lively fish tend to encourage the shier fish to come out of their hiding places. It is recommended that males are kept alone or with several females. 

Male Lyretail Anthias

Internet Price: $27.99

Temperament: Semi-aggressive

Reef Safe: Yes

Family: Serranidae

Native To: Indo-Pacific

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 5"

Temperature: 72 - 78°F

Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.026; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12

Care Level: Moderate

Tank Size: 30+ gallons

Scientific Name: Pseudanthias squamipinnis

Environment: Marine

  • Active fish that motivates shy fish to come out of their hiding places
  • Needs plenty of hiding places for itself
  • Due to its high energy personality and movement, the Lyretail Anthias needs nutrition multiple times per day

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2"-4" Length
SKU: 1033123

Lyretail Anthias - Male

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