The Dispar Anthias is commonly known as the Madder Seaperch. Males sport a dorsal fin that is bright red and doesn't have any stripes of red on their tails. Females can display a yellowish-orange top and a pale white to lavender on the bottom. The Dispar Anthias is an inhabitant of reefs of the wild. It is a shallow-water species that thrives when placed in a large 125 gallon tank with a male and up to 10 females. If singular a 70-gallon tank is adequate. The Anthias species are hermaphroditic. If the dominant male dies the most dominant female of the group may change to replace it. After settling into a newly installed aquarium, Anthias perform well when they are fed a varied diet of mysis shrimp frozen and vitamin enriched brine shrimp. Over time they may consume high-quality flake food in small amounts throughout the day. A nearby refugium for the cultivation of amphipods and copepods will provide an steady supply of nutritious live food that will keep the active planktivore levels. Approximate Purchase Size: Small 1-1/2" to 2"; Medium 2" to 3"; Medium/Large: 2-1/2" to 3-1/2"
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General info about Dispar Anthias The Dispar Anthias is most at ease with only one male and several females. It is recommended for you to place this Dispar Anthias in a small tank if keeping it as a single. If the dominant male dies then the biggest female in the group may change to take over the place of the deceased. It is believed that the Dispar Anthias is a peaceful species and is not recommended to be kept in a tank with fish that are predatory. This anthias species requires proper biological and mechanical filtering.
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