General information on Bimaculatus Anthias
Bimaculatus Anthias males have one or two spots on their dorsal fins with a pink head that fades to a bright red, which extends into the tail. The irregular pink bars are arranged in a horizontal fashion along the body which makes this fish among the most beautiful of Anthias. Females of the species are pink, with yellow dorsal, anal, and caudal fins. They are unique. Anthias are gorgeous fish for the only fish in an invertebrate or reef aquarium. This Bimaculatus Anthias does best when kept in its own species in an enormous tank. A marine species that is the Anthias lives in the middle of the tank, but is awed by the possibility of various hiding places. Anthias species are all characterized by the characteristic of being hermaphrodites. If the dominant male dies the biggest female in the group may change to replace it.