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Spanish Hogfish

Greek Name: (Bodianus rufus)

$57.99

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Spanish Hogfish has a patch of blue highlights on its golden-yellow back of the body with scale margins of violet.

It’s a great fish to remove parasites from its tank companions. Spanish Hogfish Spanish Hogfish will need to be kept in a 150-gallon or greater fish-only tank or else the reef could become its buffet. It is agressive towards smaller, gentle fish and easily intimidated.

The adult Spanish Hogfish can eat snails and worms. They also eat mussels, worms shrimp, small fish, and squid.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1″ to 2-1/2″; Medium: 2-1/2″ to 4″; Large: 4″ to 6″; XLarge 6″ or Larger

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Aggressive

Color Form

Blue, Purple, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

Juvenile: Yes; Adult: No

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

10"

Origin

Caribbean

Family

Labridae

Minimum Tank

150 gallons

Description

Info about Spanish Hogfish

The Spanish Hogfish has a patch of blue highlights on its golden yellow body that runs across the back, with margins of scales that are violet. It can remove parasites from larger fish. It is a great fish for cleaning up the tank. Spanish Hogfish will need to be kept in a bigger tank that is exclusively for fish, or the reef will turn into its food source. It is aggressive towards smaller, gentle fish and easily harassed.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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