General information on Radiata Lionfish
It has red, black, and white vertical stripes on the body. It also has large, fan-shaped pectoral fins, and the dorsal fins are tall and quill-like. A larger or medium-sized aquarium with a variety of caves or overhangs to hide in is the best choice. It is not recommended to keep them with tank make-ups that are too aggressive that could disrupt their feeding. The Pterois Radiata Lionfish can increase to 9.4 in. (24 cm). They may be kept as pairs or small groups within a larger aquarium.
Radiata Lionfish Diet & Nutrition
Carnivor – In the wild, the Pterois Radiata Lionfish eats exclusively on crustaceans. When it is first introduced to the aquarium live feeder shrimp should be used to lure the fish to consume. It is believed that the Radiata Lionfish diet consists of delicious meaty meals. Lionfish caught in the wild may make feeding difficult. Try feeding different live foods like Grasses shrimp, Freshwater crayfish, fiddler small fish. Feeding is usually 3-4 times per week.
Origin of the Radiata Lionfish
Indo-Pacific is a region that is commonly located within South Africa and the Red Sea from Indonesia.