Blue Line Grouper

Latin name: (Cephalopholis formosa)

Care Level





Blue, Red



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size

1' 1"

Minimum Tank Size

250 gallons



This species of fish, the Blue Line Grouper, is a beautiful sight to see. Its light red color is adorned with multiple vertical blue lines that give it a striking appearance. Furthermore, the fins are further enhanced with dark blue, adding to its captivating look. Its beauty is admired by many and it is an excellent addition to any aquarium. This species is also known as the Boenacki Grouper or Blue-lined Hind. With its stunning coloring, it is easy to understand why it is a popular choice among aquarists.

A 250 gallon or larger aquarium is an absolute must when housing this species of fish due to its size and aggressive behavior. It is important to note that this species may eat its tank mates as well as crustaceans, so proper selection of tank mates is essential. It is also important to ensure that the tank is properly equipped with plenty of hiding spots and shelter to provide a safe environment for its tank mates. Additionally, regular monitoring and maintenance of the tank should be conducted to ensure that the tank is safe for all of its inhabitants.

The Blue Line Grouper is a large fish that prefers a diet of meaty foods. It is an important part of the ecosystem and can be found in many parts of the world.

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