The Zebra Lionfish has red, white, and black vertical stripes along the body, large, fan-like pectoral fins; and tall, quill-like dorsal fins.
An aquarium with numerous hiding places is suitable. It will hide while acclimating to its new environment. The top spines are venomous, causing reactions similar to a bee sting.
When first introduced into the aquarium, live feeder shrimp should be used to entice this fish to eat. The Dwarf Lionfish diet consists of meaty foods such as live shrimp, chopped fish or crustacean flesh.
The Zebra 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.