Quick Stats – Waspfish 2017-02-11T11:58:32+00:00

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Ablabys
taenianotus

(Cockatoo Waspfish)

Ablabys
taenianotus

AVERAGE SIZE: 3.5 – 4.5″ TL
TANK LEVEL USED: Bottom
HABITAT: Macroalgae, Lagoons
FROZEN FOOD CONVERSION: Easy
CARE LEVEL: Easy
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 30 gallons
NOTES: Swims awkwardly

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Centropogon
australis

(Fortescue waspfish)

Centropogon
australis

AVERAGE SIZE: 4.5″ TL
TANK LEVEL USED: Bottom
HABITAT: Coastal bays, Sponge gardens
FROZEN FOOD CONVERSION: Easy
CARE LEVEL: Easy
MINIMUM TANK SIZE:  30 gallons
NOTES: Endemic to Australia, Coldwater

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Paracentropogon
longispinis

(Wispy Waspfish)

Paracentropogon longispinis

AVERAGE SIZE: 4″ TL
TANK LEVEL USED: Bottom
HABITAT: Sandy bottoms
FROZEN FOOD CONVERSION: Hard
CARE LEVEL: Moderate
MINIMUM TANK SIZE:  30 gallons
NOTES: Can be recluse

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Paracentropogon
rubripinnis

(Red Fin Waspfish)

Paracentropogon
rubripinnis

AVERAGE SIZE: 3 – 4″ TL
TANK LEVEL USED: Bottom
HABITAT: Seagrass beds, Reefs
FROZEN FOOD CONVERSION: Easy
CARE LEVEL: Easy
MINIMUM TANK SIZE:  20 gallons
NOTES: Sexable

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Paracentropogon
zonatus

(Red Bandtail Waspfish)

Paracentropogon zonatus

AVERAGE SIZE: 2 – 2.5″ TL
TANK LEVEL USED: Bottom
HABITAT: Coral reefs
FROZEN FOOD CONVERSION: Moderate
CARE LEVEL: Moderate
MINIMUM TANK SIZE:  15 gallons
NOTES: Sexable

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