General information about the Lantern Basslet
The Lantern Bass, from the Caribbean is among the smaller within the family and is an excellent fish for novices. The body is covered in brown, black, and orange markings. It is also long in shape. The fish are immune to diseases and shouldn’t be kept in aquariums with fish or small shrimp. A small saltwater tank filled with live rocks to use for concealing is the best option for Lantern bass. They are known to be aggressive with smaller fish and multiple specimens can be added to the aquarium. They are not averse to corals or sessile i.e. invertebrates. They make a wonderful fish for the reef aquarium, which is not populated by shrimp or small fish.