oddball saltwater fish and inverts
  • Scrawled Filefish sm

    $80.00
    This item is out of stock

    Scientific Name: Aluterus scriptus

    Ease of Care: Moderate
    Approximate Arrival Size: Small 1 to 4 inches, Medium 4 to 7 inches, Large 7 to 10 inches
    Approximate Full Size: 42 inches
    Native Region: Circumtropical
    Recommended Aquarium Size: 200+ Gallons
    Temperament: Peaceful
    Diet: Omnivore
    Reef Safe: No
     

    This Filefish is found in just about all tropical marine waters. Since it can obtain such a large size, it really should only be housed in the largest of aquariums. Its natural diet consists of algae, seagrass, tunicates and colonial anemones. It can usually be found loitering under float debris or among the seagrass