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Red Diana Hogfish

Greek Name: (Bodianus diana)

$64.99

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The Red Diana Hogfish, also called Diana Hogfish, Diana’s Hogfish or the Spotted Hogfish, is a reddish-orange hue with white spots in the back of the dorsal fin. A 150 gallon or larger aquarium with lots of hiding spots will provide the perfect habitat. The Red Diana Hogfish is extremely violent and should not be kept with small, gentle fish which can be easy to bully.

Red Diana Hogfish diet consists of meaty food items like snails, worms and mussels, and tiny fish.

Approximate size of purchase: Juvenile: Small: 3/4″ to 1-1/2″ Medium: 1-1/2″ to 2-1/4″ Small: 2-1/4″ to 3″; Medium: 3″ to 4″; Large: 4″ to 6″

 

Category:

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Aggressive

Color Form

Black, Orange, Red, White

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

No

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

10"

Origin

Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Sri Lanka

Family

Labridae

Minimum Tank

150 gallons

Description

Red Diana Hogfish Info

Diana’s Hogfish, Bodianus diana is often referred to in the form of the Red Diana Hogfish, Diana Hogfish, Red & Gold Hogfish also known as Spotted Hogfish. It has a body that is red/orange which is adorned with spots of white on its rear, and a scaly texture. Juveniles are colored differently and gradually develop into patterns and colors of Diana’s adult Hogfish.

They are a bit dangerous and should not be kept in tanks with small, delicate fish or with vulnerable sessile inverts. Diana’s Hogfish is best kept in tanks of at least 50 gallon that contain plenty of living rock far from others Diana’s Hogs to prevent territorial aggression. They should be fed a carnivore-based diet.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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