Anthias

Anthias are a beautiful species of marine fish
Waitei Anthias (Pseudanthias waitei)

Waitei Anthias (Pseudanthias waitei) The Waitei Anthias (Luzonichthys waitei) is also referred to as the Magenta Slender Anthias and is a member of the genus Luzonichthys; meaning ‘Slender Anthias’. The beauty and rarity of this fish within the trade means it is a much sought after and prized fish amongst hobbyists. Care Level: Difficult Temperament: Peaceful

Sunset Anthias (Pseudanthias parvirostris)

Sunset Anthias (Pseudanthias parvirostris) The Sunset Anthias (Pseudanthias parvirostris), also known as a Shortsnout or Diadem Anthias, are a beautiful, social species that are found in deepwater areas throughout the Indo-West Pacific. In the wild, sunset anthias are often found in schools, swimming at depths of 200 feet and do well in an aquarium with similar tank

Stocky Anthias (Pseudanthias hypselosoma)

Stocky Anthias (Pseudanthias hypselosoma) The Stocky Anthias (Pseudanthias hypselosoma), as its name suggests, is not as slender as most Anthias, rather more rounded in shape. The males and females differ in coloration but are equality as captivating. They are very popular amongst hobbyist with reef setups. Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 7” Colouring: Yellow, Orange

Squareback Anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia)

Squareback Anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia) The Squareback Anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia) is also known as the square block, Squarespot, Purple Blotch Basslet, Squareblock, Square, or Mirror Anthias. They will glow magnificently within the aquarium if cared for correctly and provided an optimal diet. The larger size of the squareblock anthias makes it an even more

Red Saddled Anthias (Pseudanthias flavoguttatus)

Red Saddled Anthias (Pseudanthias flavoguttatus) The Red Saddled anthias (Pseudanthias Flavoguttatus) is a beautiful fish that has a vibrant pink and yellow coloration. This, teamed with their active nature, great personality and the fact that they will leave corals and invertebrates well alone, means that they are incredibly popular among marine

Red Belted Anthias (Pseudanthias rubrizonatus) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 5” Colouring: tannish-pink Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indo-Pacific, Indian Ocean  Family: Serranidae Minimum Tank Size: 125 Gallons / 475 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F    

Randall’s Anthias (Pseudanthias randalli) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 3” Colouring: Yellow, Red, Pink Diet: Carnivore Origins: Cebu Family: Serranidae Minimum Tank Size: 70 Gallons / 265 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F  

Princess Anthias (Pseudanthias smithvanizi) Care Level: Difficult Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 3.5” Colouring: Pink Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Serranidae Minimum Tank Size: 70 Gallons / 265 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F    

Barlett’s Anthias (Pseudanthias bartlettorum) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 3.5” Colouring: Orange, Red, Purple, Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Marshall Islands Family: Serranidae Minimum Tank Size: 70 Gallons / 265 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F      

Lyretail Anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 5” Colouring: Orange, Red Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia, Vanuatu, Fiji Family: Serranidae Minimum Tank Size: 125 Gallons / 475 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F