Bicolor Foxface (Siganus uspi)
Family: Siganidae (Rabbitfish)
Natural Range: Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 10 to 98 ft. Size: 11.5 in. Jumps: No Space: 70+ gal.
Reef Safe: Caution Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Hair algae, macroscopic algae
Natural History: The Bicolor Foxface is found on reef faces and dropoffs among hard corals. While adults are generally found in pairs, juveniles are found in schools.
Husbandry: The Scribbled Rabbitfish is an herbivore that requires a large swimming space to thrive. It is considered peaceful and is generally observed to be aggressive only with other rabbitfishes. It may be housed with other aggressive species. It may pick at the polyps of stony corals if not well fed. It must be handled with care due to its possession of venomous dorsal spines.
AKA: Uspi Spinefoot
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