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Home > Saltwater & Marine Fish > Hogfish > Coral Hogfish
Coral Hogfish (Bodianus mesothorax)
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Minimum Tank Size: 70 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Aggressive
Reef Compatible: Juvenile: Yes; Adult: No
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 8"
Color Form: Black, Red, Yellow
Diet: Carnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Indonesia, Sumatra, Vanuatu
Family: Labridae

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The Coral Hogfish, also known as Eclipse Hogfish or Mesothorax Hogfish. Juveniles are burgundy with yellow spots and as they develop into adults they loose the spots and have a burgundy face with rosy-yellow posterior, separated by a black stripe.

It is a beneficial fish for cleaning parasites off of its tank mates. The Coral Hogfish needs to be kept in a 70 gallon or larger fish-only tank, or the reef will become its buffet. It is aggressive towards smaller, docile fish that are easily bullied.

The mature adult Coral Hogfish will eat snails, worms, mussels, small fish, shrimp, and squid.

Approximate Purchase Size: Juvenile Small 3/4" to 1 1/4"; Medium 1 1/4" to 2"; Adult Small: 2" to 3"; Medium: 3" to 4"; Large: 4" to 7"


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  SW - Coral Hogfish (Indonesia) - Small
  CN-76463,  $ 29.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Indonesia) - Medium
  CN-76476,  $ 36.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Indonesia) - Large
  CN-76489,  $ 49.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Vanuatu) - Small
  CN-38575,  $ 34.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Vanuatu) - Medium
  CN-38576,  $ 44.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Vanuatu) - Large
  CN-38577,  $ 69.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Sumatra) - Small
  CN-38270,  $ 34.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Sumatra) - Medium
  CN-38271,  $ 44.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish (Sumatra) - Large
  CN-38272,  $ 69.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish, Juvenile (Indonesia) - Small
  CN-76923,  $ 24.99
 
    
  SW - Coral Hogfish, Juvenile (Indonesia) - Medium
  CN-76924,  $ 29.99
 
    
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