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Blood Spot Anthias (Pseudanthias luzonensis)
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Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Compatible: Yes
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 5"
Color Form: Orange, Yellow
Diet: Carnivore
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Origin: Indonesia, Vanuatu
Family: Serranidae

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The Blood Spot Anthias, also known as the Yellow Lined Anthias, makes a beautiful addition to the fish-only, invertebrate, or reef aquarium. Males have three yellow lines and a red spot on their dorsal fin. The red head fades to a vibrant yellow extending to the tail.

The Blood Spot Anthias does best when kept with its own species in a tank of at least 125 gallons. In their natural habitat, Yellow-Lined Anthias inhabit steep reef faces and drop-off areas. In the home aquarium, the Anthias typically dwells in the middle of a tank but appreciates the availability of several hiding places.

Anthias species all share the trait of being hermaphroditic. If a dominant male perishes, the largest female of the group will often morph to take its place.

Once acclimated to a new aquarium, Anthias do best when fed a varied diet of enriched frozen mysis shrimp, enriched frozen brine shrimp, and over time may eat high-quality flake foods offered in small quantities throughout the day. An attached refugium cultivating copepods and amphipods provides a steady supply of nutritious live food sure to keep this active planktivore content.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1-1/2" to 2-1/4" Medium: 2-1/4" to 3-1/2"


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  SW - Blood Spot Anthias (Indonesia) - Small
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