Skunk Tilefish

lg 71614 tilefish
Latin name: (Hoplolatius marcosi)

Care Level





Blue, Red, White



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

50 gallons



The Skunk Tilefish is an interesting species and a great addition to any saltwater aquarium. They are hardy and can adapt to a variety of environments with the proper care. It requires a 50-gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of swimming room, and at least 3 inches of a sandy substrate for burrowing, as well as a tight fitting canopy to prevent any jumping. They also prefer to be in pairs, as this will help them to become accustomed to their new home much more quickly. With the right setup and care, the Skunk Tilefish can be a great addition to any aquarium.

This species should be fed a diet that consists of a variety of meaty foods such as chopped pieces of marine fish and shrimp, as well as frozen mysis and brine shrimp. Feeding them twice a day will ensure they get the nutrition they need to remain healthy and vibrant. It is important to offer a variety of different foods in order to give them a balanced diet, as well as to stimulate their natural feeding behavior. Furthermore, it’s important to feed the appropriate size of food that the fish can swallow comfortably. By following these guidelines, you can keep your fish happy and make sure they get a nutritious, balanced diet.

The approximate purchase size for small, medium, and large items is 2″, 3″, and 4″, respectively.

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