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Leaf Fish

Greek Name: (Taenianotus triacanthus)

$69.99

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The Leaf Fish, also known as the Leaf Scorpionfish, or Paper Fish can vary between red or yellow, brown or blue.

An aquarium of 30 gallons or greater that has live rock is appropriate for this species of fish. The live rock is used to hide and perch while searching for food. Tankmates should be passive fish like the other Leaf Fish. The poison glands are attached to the anal, dorsal as well as pelvic spines.

When the fish is first introduced, live saltwater feeder shrimp are employed to attract the fish to consume. Leaf Fish diet consists of live food such as feeder fish and tiny shrimp.

Approximate size of the purchase: Small; 1-1/2″ to 2″ Medium; 2″ to 3″ Large; 3″ to 4″

Category:

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Blue, Red, Tan, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

With Caution

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

4"

Origin

Indonesia

Family

Scropaenidae

Minimum Tank

30 gallons

Description

General information on Leaf Fish

The color of the Leaf Fish varies between red or yellow, brown or blue. A large or medium-sized aquarium that has live rock is perfect for this species of fish. The live rock can be used to hide as well as to perch while searching for food. Tankmates should be with fish that are passive, such as the other of this fish species. The poison glands are attached to the dorsal, anal pelvic, and dorsal spines.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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