Aiptasia Eating Filefish


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  • $70.00

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The Aiptasia Eating Filefish is also known as the Bristletail Filefish, Matted Leatherjacket, Tomentosus Filefish, or Matted Filefish. The body is a mottled green, brown, and tan coloration.

It is a shy fish, and rarely aggressive towards other fish except those of its own genus. It is best suited for aquariums 30 gallons or larger that does not contain small invertebrates.

QUICK FACTS:

Scientific Name: Acreichthys tomentosus
Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 3½"
Color Form: Green, Tan
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Eastern Asia
Family: Monacanthidae

 

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