Bartlett's Anthias (Pseudanthias bartlettorum)
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208 Litres (55 US G.)
7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")
8.0 - 8.5
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
- Bartlett's Anthias, Bartlett's Fairy Bass
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Anthias species all share the trait of being hermaphroditic. If a dominant male perishes, the largest female of the group will often morph to take its place. Males colouration tends to be more vivid than females.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- Prefers to be in large groups of it's own species. Generally peaceful towards other tank mates and is reef-safe.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- This Anthia should be fed foods such as mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, frozen foods and other meaty items for zooplankton feeders.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed these fish small quantities several times a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- Keep in a rocky environment with overhangs and hiding places.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- A generally peaceful fish that appreciates company of its own kind and will spend some time hiding under overhangs and other hiding places.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- An attractive fish with a forked caudal tail. Males have a more intense colouration with a violet body and yellow running along the back through the upper caudal lobe. The females tend to be lavender in colour with a yellow back and caudal fin.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )