Sargassum Anglerfish
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  • Sargassum Anglerfish

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  • Tank Size: 40 Gallons
    Tempermant: Semi-aggressive
    Maximum Size: 8"
    Coloration: Tan, Brown
    Diet: Carnivore
    Regions Found: Indo-Pacific Ocean
    Reef Compatible: Yes
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Guarantee: Live Guarantee Available
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
    Other Names: Sargassum Fish, Anglerfish, Frog Fish, Antennariidae
  • Description
  • The Sargassum Anglerfish is a truly unique and amazing fish. The Sargassum Angler has various pieces coming off its body to help it more blend in to its rocky surroundings.

    The Sargassum Angler can get up to 8 inches as a fully grown adult, but can live in an aquarium as small as 8 inches, since it is not a very active swimmer. The Sargassum Angler is light tan to brown, and is a master of disguise. The Sargassum Angler lays in waiting until an unsuspecting victim comes to close, when the Sargassum will swallow its prey. Since Sargassum Anglers eat fish and inverts up to the size of their body, that should be taken into account when adding one to a reef tank.

    To get a Sargassum Angler more used to life in an aquarium, live feeder shrimp should be used to get them to start eating. Once happy, other non-live food can start to be used, such as fresh seafood. A lot of rock should be present in your tank to keep a Sargassum Angler happy and held it thrive.

    Tiny: Up to 1", Small: Over 1-1.5", Small / Medium: Over 1.5-2.5", Medium: Over 2.5-3.5", Medium / Large: Over 3.5-4.5", Large: Over 4.5-5.5", Extra Large: Over 5.5-6.5", Extra Extra Large: Over 6.5-7.5", Show Size: Over 7.5-9.5", Jumbo: Over 9.5"
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