Widespread, Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to South Africa and east to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to South Africa.
Min Tank Size:
Carnivorous. Meaty foods such as chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, and other chopped seafoods.
No. This fish will eat a wide variety of crustaceans and other invertebrates.
pH 8.1-8.4, Temperature of 72 to 82°F (22.2 – 27.8°C), sg 1.020 - 1.025, dKH 8-12
OK with other similar sized and temperament fish.
SW experience required, good beginner fish with caution as to adult size potential.