Livestock

Clownfish

The average Clownfish is three inches and most are brightly colored with white stripes on the head or side of the body. This group of fish is extremely hardy, and is well suited to life in the average aquarium.

Cardinalfish

The average size Cardinalfish in captivity is two inches. These are great additions to a peaceful aquarium, usually adapting well. Extensive rock and coral should allow the fish to retreat from other tankmates.

Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish reach an adult size of six inches in captivity. The captive care of this group of fish varies a great deal due to the special feeding requirements (live coral polyp) of some species.

Batfish

Most Batfish can reach a size of around 15 inches in captivity and adapt well to the average home aquarium. Batfish grow extremely fast and an adequately sized tank with plenty of swimming room must be considered.

Basslets

Reaching an average length of two inches in captivity, Basslets are colorful, hardy, and generally peaceful, although they may become territorial.

Anthias

Most Anthias fish species are relatively hardy, but require food often in order to thrive in the home aquarium. Due to the complex social structure of Anthias, it is advisable to keep one specimen per tank.

Anglers

Commonly referred to as Frogfish, Anglers can reach an average length size of three inches in captivity. Anglers adapt well to life in captivity, and are relatively hardy.

Angelfish

Angelfish are some of the most popular fish for the home saltwater aquarium, and generally adapt well to captivity. They come in Dwarf and Large species.

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