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Caribbean Deepwater Cave Basslet

Greek Name: Liopropoma mowbrayi

$199.99

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The Cave Basslet is a deep aquatic species that is found in the Caribbean. Its vibrant blue, yellow, and red blue hues make it an eye-catching feature in any aquarist’s aquarium.
Cave Basslets typically get along with larger fish, but they can become territorial with fish belonging to similar species. In an tank, these fish will prefer a lot of rocks and caves to get behind. Since they are deep-water dwellers, they perform best in an aquarium that has somewhat dim lighting.

 

Cave Basslet Cave Basslet, being carnivorous and omnivorous, can be found eating a variety of fleshy fish like marine and mysis shrimp, crustacean flesh and high-quality frozen products.

 

Approximate Purchase Size: 1-1/4″ to 3″

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Blue, Red, White

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

3½"

Origin

Caribbean

Family

Grammidae

Minimum Tank

15 gallons

Description


Caribbean Deepwater Cave Basslet Description

Stunning red, with blue and yellow distinctions the Cave Basslet (Liopropoma mowbrayi) is a rare fish to add for your tank. It is typically found in the deep water of the Caribbean. Cave Basslet is in the deep and dark areas of the ocean. The fish requires a lot of rocks, and caves for it to hide within. Although Cave Basslets aren’t a predator, Cave Basslet won’t eat coral however, it’s not a good idea install a reef tank because it can prey on tiny invertebrates. Sometimes even tubes worms or feather dusters.

It is believed that the Cave Basslet can reach 3.5 inches in length. The fish is the perfect tank companion with larger fish however it is recommended to only keep one species in each tank as they can become territorial to the similar species. A carnivore the Cave Basslet is a fan of fresh feeder fish, feeder shrimp, sliced meat such as crab, shrimp, krill, or squid on a daily basis

While it’s gorgeous and captivating to observe the Cave Basslet is not recommended for novice aquarium enthusiasts

They range from 1.5 millimeters to 2 inches.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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