Leaflip Grouper EXPERT ONLY

Latin name: (Pogonoperca punctata)

Care Level

Expert Only




Tan, White



Preferred Conditions

Expert Only

Avg. Max Size

1' 2"

Minimum Tank Size

125 gallons


A 125 gallon or larger aquarium is required for an adult Lionfish in order to accommodate for its size and eating habits. Due to its aggressive behavior, it may consume tank mates, crustaceans, or other fish. In addition, its mucous serves as a natural defense mechanism by rendering its predators toxic if consumed. It is important to remember that the Lionfish is a carnivore, so it should be fed a variety of meaty foods. Furthermore, it requires a well-oxygenated tank with plenty of hiding spaces.

The Leaflip Grouper is a unique species of fish that requires a nutritious diet to thrive. It prefers a diet of meaty foods such as krill, shrimp, and other small fish. In addition, it is important to feed the Leaflip Grouper in small, frequent meals throughout the day. Supplementing its diet with a variety of vitamins and minerals will also help ensure its wellbeing. Feeding the Leaflip Grouper correctly can help promote a long life and help it to remain in good health. Ensuring a balanced diet will also improve its coloration and overall appearance.

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