General info about Squareback Anthias
Due to its unique color variation, the body of the female is mostly yellow with an encasement of lavender, and usually, the body has a thin blue line running from the nose to the pectoral fin. Males tend to be pink, with a lavender belly, and have a more rectangular shape on the side. This kind of Anthias is best in an aquarium with dim lighting. Though they prefer to remain at the mid-tank depth They have been observed in depths of up to 600 feet deep in nature. A single Anthias are able to be housed in medium-sized tanks, but groups of anthias must be kept in tanks that are large, The Squareback Anthias enjoy ample space to swim. Anthias species are all hermaphroditic. If the dominant male dies the biggest female in the group may change to replace it.