Bicolor Foxface Rabbitfish – Siganus uspi
Species Name: Siganus uspi
Common Names: Bicolor Foxface Rabbitfish
Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)
Class: Acinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 9.4 inches / 24 cm
Environment: Reef, found around hard coral reefs.
Origin: Western Pacific - Endemic Fiji species
Temperament: Shy / Semi Aggressive
Company: Other community reefsafe fish
Aquarium Setup: Bicolor Foxface Rabbitfish should not be kept in an aquariums smaller than 75gal. the tank should be decorated with plenty of hiding spaces and swimming room should be provided. A skittish fish so "dart holes" should be available.
Food: Omnivore. The bicolor foxface prefer vegetable matter but will also readily accept meatier foods as well. Captive Bicolor Foxface Rabbitfish specimens will often seem to prefer Mysis and Brine Shrimp, Plankton and Krill, however green foods must be offered for this fish to maintain good health.
Breeding: Not captive bred
Special Notes: This species have venomous spines on the dorsal and anal fins. Caution must be used when handling. Reactions can range from mild to severe.
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