Decorated Rabbitfish

Latin name: (Siganus puellus)

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Black, Yellow

Diet

Herbivore

Preferred Conditions

Moderate

Avg. Max Size

11"

Minimum Tank Size

180 gallons

Family

The Decorated Rabbitfish is an excellent addition to any home, saltwater aquarium due to its vibrant coloration and peaceful nature. It has a unique defense mechanism of venomous dorsal spines that will deter most predators, so you can rest easy knowing your fish is safe. With proper care and feeding, the Decorated Rabbitfish can live in harmony with other fish and corals, making it an ideal inhabitant for your tank. Additionally, the Decorated Rabbitfish pairs nicely with other Rabbitfish, making it a great choice for those who want to create a species-specific tank. Therefore, if you have the space and resources, the Decorated Rabbitfish is an excellent choice for your saltwater aquarium.

The Decorated Rabbitfish is an omnivorous species and its diet should consist of a variety of vegetable matter and algae. To ensure proper nutrition, Red Gracilaria feeding algae, any species of caulerpa and dried seaweed should be provided. These can be conveniently fed with a lettuce clip. Additionally, a small amount of frozen or freeze-dried food may be offered a couple of times per week. This will help to promote optimal health and vitality.

The approximate purchase size for these items is small, 1 1/2″ to 2″ in size, medium, 2″ to 4″, and large, 4″ to 6″.

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