Salt Water Fish Pet

Radiata Lionfish

New Fish Tank Tips: Don’t follow the 1 inch of fish per 1 gallon of water rule. A better guide would probably be 1 inch of fish per 2 or 3 gallons of water. Use the future adult size of your fish when computing how many fish you can keep. Resist the temptation to overcrowd your tank. The more tropical fish you have the more often you will have to perform fish tank maintenance.
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Radiata Lionfish

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Semi-aggressive; venomous
Reef Safe: With Caution
Family: Scorpaenidae
Native To: Sri Lanka, Tahiti
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 10″
Water Current: Low
Temperature: 72 – 78°F
Water Parameters: sg 1.023-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Pterois radiata
Environment: Marine

Graceful, solitary fish
Avoid adding tank mates small enough to fit in its mouth, as well as fish that can nip at its fins

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