The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish has red, white, and black vertical stripes along the body with large, fan-like pectoral fins and tall, quill-like dorsal fins. The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish is appropriately named because of its full fins.
An aquarium with numerous hiding places is suitable. They will hide while acclimating to its new environment. The top spines are venomous, causing reactions similar to a bee sting. The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish is a personable fish that quickly recognizes and responds to its owners presence.
When first introduced into the aquarium, live feeder shrimp should be used to entice this fish to eat. The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish diet consists of meaty foods such as live shrimp, chopped fish or crustacean flesh.
The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish is Reef Safe with caution as they will prey on any small fish or crustaceans that will fit inot its mouth, however they will not harm any corals.