Tassle Filefish

Tassle Filefish
Latin name:
(Chaetodermis penicilligerus)

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Preferred Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

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This peaceful fish is an ideal addition to a 180 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of weedy areas, rocks, and at least one suitable shelter. It is known for not bothering its tank mates, with the exception of members of its own family or related kinds. This fish is an excellent choice for any aquarium, as it is a low-maintenance and easy-going species. Additionally, its peaceful nature makes it easy to cohabit with other species in the tank. With the right environment and care, this species can be a fantastic addition to any aquarium.

The Tassle Filefish is an omnivorous species that can be easily kept in a home aquarium. It thrives on a diet of meaty foods including chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, and frozen algae and vitamin enriched foods. To ensure optimal health, it should be fed no fewer than three times a day. Additionally, it is important to provide a variety of foods to ensure a balanced diet for the Tassle Filefish. To promote growth, an occasional supplement of fortified marine flakes is beneficial. Lastly, providing the Tassle Filefish with a variety of natural algae-based foods helps to keep the aquarium environment healthy.

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