Striped Basslet (Liopropoma susumi)
38 Litres (10 US G.)
8-9.1 cm (3.1-3.6")
8.0 - 8.5
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
- Meteor Basslet, Meteor Perch, Pinstriped Basslet, Pinstriped Reef Basslet
Additional scientific names
- Liopoproma susumi, Ypsigramma susumi, Chorististium susumi, Ypsigramma lineata, Ypsigramma brocki, Flagelloserranus meteori
From the Red Sea to the Line Islands and Samoa, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to Reunion and New Caledonia.
Not sexually dimorphic. Close examination required.
Mixes well as it is peaceful.
Carnivorous; eats a wide range of foodstuffs.
Reef tank. A smaller tank will make the probability of disappearing much less.
A shy fish. One of the even shyer species
A purple fish with red-orange, and yellow hues with red stripes down its body.