Masuda's Hogfish (Bodianus masudai)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Western Pacific Ocean (Japan, New Caledonia)
Depth: 98 to 367 ft. Size: 5 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 50+ gal.
Reef Safe: Caution Care Level: Easy Temperament: Caution
Diet: Crustaceans, mollusks, bristle worms
Natural History: The Masuda's Hogfish is a deepwater rocky-reef fish.
Husbandry: Masuda's Hogfish should be provided plenty of live rock to mimic its natural habitat. It is a deep water fish that likely will thrive better in a dimly lit aquarium. It has been reported to be aggressive with other similar-sized and colored fish.
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