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The Striated Angler Fish is an excellent reef dweller, happily perching on coral ledges. They require a tank of no less than 30 gallons, making them well suited for hobbyists with larger aquariums. Additionally, they are hardy and easy to care for, making them an ideal choice for beginner or experienced aquarists alike. With their unique coloration and fascinating habits, they are sure to add a splash of life and excitement to any tank.
The Striated Angler Fish feeds by ambush, lying in wait for an unsuspecting fish or crustacean to go by and then lunging forward, grabbing and swallowing the prey whole. This predatory fish has been known to devour fish nearly equal to its own size.