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Tiger Jawfish
Tiger Jawfish

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Tiger Jawfish

Tiger Jawfish

The Tiger Jawfish, also known as the Blackcap Jawfish, Mustache Jawfish and Blackhead Jawfish, spends the majority of its time in and around its burrow which serves as its home. They require a sandy or sandy rubble substrate in order to build their burrow. These fish also like to people watch, despite being a little jumpy. A tight fitting lid is highly recommended for the Tiger Jawfish to prevent them from jumping out of the aquarium.

Tiger Jawfish

Internet Price: $24.99   Today's Price: $21.24  (Save 15%)

Temperament: Community

Reef Safe: Yes

Family: Opistognathidae

Native To: Indo-Pacific

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 3"

Temperature: 72-82° F

Water Parameters: pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12, sg 1.021-1.023

Care Level: Moderate

Tank Size: 30+ gallons

Scientific Name: Opistognathus gilberti

Environment: Marine

  • Needs a sandy bottom to burrow
  • Spends the majority of its time in and around its burrow
  • May jump out of a tank if surprised or frightened

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1.5"-2.5" Length
SKU: 1397338

Tiger Jawfish
$24.99 $21.24

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