Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish
Scientific Name: Dendrochirus Brachypterus
Reef Compatibility: With Caution
Minimum Tank Size: 50 gal
Max Size: 7.5”
Approximate Purchase Size: 2 to 3 inches
Notes: The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish, is also called the Shortfin Lionfish or simply the Dwarf Lionfish. This is a personable fish that will quickly become the star of your tank.
To be successful with the Fuzzy Dwarf Loinfish you must have a well established 50 gallon aquarium or larger with plenty of rock work for hiding and pearching.
It may be difficult at first to get the Fuzzy Dwarf Loinfish to eat frozen or prepared foods, it may be a good idea to have some Feeder Shrimp on hand.
Caution should be taken with these fish as they are venomous and can do bodily harm, their spines contain venom similar to a bee sting, so care should be taken when hands are placed inside the aquarium.