Dispar Anthias (Pseudanthias dispar)
Family: Serranidae (Anthias, Groupers)
Natural Range: Pacific Ocean
Depth: 3 to 49 ft. Size: 3.5 in. Jumps: No Space: 55+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Solitary
Diet: Zooplankton - copepods, fish eggs, crustacean larvae
Natural History: The Dispar Anthias is a shallow-water anthias that is normally found on reef crests, faces, and slopes. It usually forms shoals, consisting mostly of females and may mix with other anthias species.
Husbandry: Dispar Anthias is generally not tolerant of other members of their own species. It can be kept in groups of 6 or more females to prevent excessive hierarchical aggression, which is common with Pseudanthias species. This Anthias species thrives in a shallow-water reef tank.
AKA: Redfin Anthias, Peach Anthias
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