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Square Anthias - Male 3-4.5 in. (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia) NG

Square Anthias - Male 3-4.5 in. (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia) NG
Due to the sensitive nature of this fish it is not covered by our live guarantee.

Squarespot Anthias are also commonly known as Squareblock Anthias, Square Anthias, or Mirror Anthias. The male Squarespot Anthias have a pink body, with a rectangular spot on each side.

This is an open water swimmer that does great in groups. You can expect to see them throughout the day swimming in the main water column of the aquarium. Males do best when kept in groups with several females. May become aggressive towards other anthias. The Squarespot Anthias appreciate a high flow environment. In the wild, they are found swimming in the strong currents around the reef feeding on plankton.

Diet should include mysis, brine shrimp, and other meaty foods. Supplement their diet with zooplankton.

Other related saltwater Anthias include Female Bartlett's Anthias, Dispar Anthias, Jewel Lyretail Anthias, Squarespot Anthias, Evansi Anthias, Fathead/Sunburst Anthias, Highfin Perchlet, Pictillis Anthias, Purple Queen Anthias, Scribbled Anthias, Squarespot Anthias, More Anthias

Maximum Length: 5 in.
Care Level: Moderate
Family: Serranidae
Reef Compatibility: Reef safe
Minimum Aquarium Size: 75 gal.
Range: Pacific Ocean: Indonesia, Indian Ocean, New Caledonia.
Diet: Carnivore- meaty foods
Water Conditions: 74-80 F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4

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