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Also known as a Tobacco Bass, Tobacco Fish, Goldenfish (UK), Sandfish(Jamaica), Bout de tabac (Haiti and Cuba), Serran Tabac (France), Guatacare (Spain and Venezuela), or Chillia Negra (Puerto Rico).
The Tobacco Basslet is found in shallow areas of the ocean, in clear rocky or coral areas. Serranus tabacarius can be kept in reef tanks, but with caution. The species has been known to attack small ornamental invertebrates, as well as other small fish like gobies, blennies, and damsels. Also known to follow Goatfish, opportunistically eating any invertebrates dug up by the Goatfish.
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Reef Safe: With Caution
Native To: Western Caribbean
Adult Size: Up to 7"
Temperature: 72-78° F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 50+ gallons
Scientific Name: Serranus tabacarius
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