Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish
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  • Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish

  • Dendrochirus brachypterus

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  • Tank Size: 55 Gallons
    Tempermant: Semi-aggressive
    Maximum Size: 6"
    Coloration: Red, Black, White
    Diet: Carnivore
    Regions Found: Indonesia, Africa
    Reef Compatible: Yes (With Caution)
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Guarantee: Live Guarantee Available
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
    Other Names: Dwarf Lionfish, Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish
  • Description
  • The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish is a very colorful and interesting lionfish. Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish have a mostly white body that has many strong red stripes and black markings.

    Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish reach a maximum adult size of around 6 inches and need to be kept in tanks that are at least 55 gallons. Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish are semi-aggressive fish and should leave most larger fish alone. Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish also will not bother coral, making them a decent choice for reef tanks. Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish will try to eat anything that it can fit into its small mouth, including small fish and inverts.

    Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish are shy fish and need lots of hiding places in the tank. This is best achieved with lots of live rock. Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfishs will also hide when getting acclimated to life in an aquarium. Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish have venomous quills that can inflict a very painful sting. When working in a tank with a Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish, make sure that you are aware of its location at all times.

    Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish are carnivores and require a diet rich in meaty foods. Foods like mysis and brine shrimp as well as small chunks of high quality fresh seafood will ensure that your Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish stays healthy and thrives.

    If you have any questions about the Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish, please feel free to contact us at any time.

    Tiny: Up to 1.5", Small: Over 1.5-2", Small / Medium: Over 2-2.5", Medium: Over 2.5-3.25", Medium / Large: Over 3.25-4", Large: Over 4-4.5", Extra Large: Over 4.5-5.5", Extra Extra Large: Over 5.5-6.5", Show Size: Over 6.5-7.5", Jumbo: Over 7.5"

    All fish purchases come with a package of Blue Life Safety Stop to help reduce infections and illnesses that could present themselves. Please read more about Safety Stop here…

    If you have any questions please contact Eric Cohen TankStop owner and well respected industry veteran.

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