Magnificent Foxface

Greek Name: Siganus magnificus



The Magnificent Foxface, sometimes referred to in the form of the Magnificent Rabbitfish Andaman Foxface, or the Red Fin Foxface, is an unusually colored fish. The face is light white, with a distinct black band. The body is composed of half white, then dark to black. every fin is bordered with red or yellow. It is a tough fish and makes an excellent addition to a newly established tank.

It could be housed in the 125-gallon or larger aquarium. It is a peaceful species, except when it is housed alongside other rabbitfish. The magnificent Foxface might be housed alongside larger fish that are more aggressive. The predators that it is a part of will avoid it due to its spines with venom that can be found in the dorsal fin. Rabbitfish are generally safe for reefs if they’re fed properly. If they are not, it’s possible for them to nibble at and eat some species of LPS as well as soft corals.

The spectacular Foxface diet is comprised of a wide variety of vegetables that are fresh and also unwanted algae species. It can nip and consume some hard and soft coral polyps.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 2″ to 2 1/2″; Small/Medium: 2 1/2″ to 3″; Medium: 3″ to 3 1/2″; Medium/Large: 3 1/2″ to 4″ Large: 4″ to 5″; XLarge: 5″ to 7″


Care Level




Color Form

Black, Red, White, Yellow



Reef Compatible

With Caution

Water Conditions

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

Max Size



Indonesia, Sumatra



Minimum Tank

125 gallons


General information about the Magnificent Foxface

Magnificent Foxface is a stunning and robust species that can endure a variety of parameters of water. Because the Magnificent Foxface is simple to handle and maintain it is an ideal saltwater fish for beginners. It is a venomous fish with dorsal spines. Be cautious when using the net to capture the fish. The Magnificent Foxface is prone to get caught in the net, and if it does happen, it is advisable to gently move the net around within the tank until it has relaxed its fins. Be sure to not add more than two Magnificent Foxface fish to your home aquarium, instead, you can add a couple. We suggest that you keep live rocks to promote algae growth on it, so it is possible for the magnificent Foxface to graze on it between meals. It will require many hiding places and grazing spots that replicate the natural habitat. It is believed to be secure in a reef tank when it is fed properly as if it’s hungry, it might be seen nipping at corals or invertebrates. It is advisable to take care and utilize the quarantine tank prior to the introduction of the Magnificent Foxface to your primary tank. If you do not see any signs of illness, you are able to confidently introduce it into your tank alongside other healthy fish.


Additional information


Large, Medium, Small

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