Oriental Sweetlips also known as Plectorhinchus orientalis are found around East Africa, Samoa, Ryukyus, Mauritius and New Caledonia.
Livestock arrives in and out of stock very regularly, depending upon availability of the item from the source. The more rare and expensive items are often difficult to hold in stock, and can take time to source, so we generally require a deposit to locate and purchase the extremely rare items
Oriental Sweetlips can be a diffiuclt Sweetlips to wean onto prepared foods, offering live foods to start feeding may help.
They should be offerd a varied meaty diet of prawn, mussel, cockle and fish, they are a shy feeder and should not be kept with overly aggressive feeders. they will also eat brislte worms, brittle starfish and small snailsnin the aquarium.
Due to their large size they will require a vry large aquarium with plenty of open swimming space.