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Red Tail Filefish
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Red Tail Filefish

Pervagor janthinosoma
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Red Tail Filefish also known as the Black Bar Filefish are found from East Africa to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales and Tonga.

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The Red Tail Filefish has a dark emerald green body with a dark blue patch on its belly, the tail is an orange yellow colour.

The Red Tail Filefish can be a demanding Filefish species as they can be difficult to initially start feeding. Using Live Brineshrimp or pulped up squid or shrimp flesh onto a piece of rock can usually start them feeding.

The fare better in a system with other peaceful, non-competitive fish species, they should only be kept singly or as a male-female pair. Provide plenty of live rock shelter from them to hide in when feeling threatened. 

Their diet should include a variety of shaved shrimp, squid, scallop, mysis shrimp, freeze-dried krill soaked in a vitamin supplement, and frozen marine algae. It should be fed no fewer than three times per day.

Minimum Aquarium Size

100 L

Max Size

13 cm

Reef Safe

No

Temperament

Peaceful

Diet

Omnivore

Care

Difficult

Origin

Melanesia

Source

Wild Caught

Venomous

No

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