Anthias

Most Anthias fish species are relatively hardy, but require food often in order to thrive in the home aquarium. Due to the complex social structure of Anthias, it is advisable to keep one specimen per tank.

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The Bartlett's Anthias is also known as the Bartletts Fairy Bass. The males have a more intense coloration with a violet body and yellow running along the back through the upper... [Read more]



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A bright and colorful marine fish, the Evansi Anthias is also known as the Yellowtail Goldie or Evan's Anthias. It is predominantly violet, the flanks are sprinkled with yellow... [Read more]



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The Highfin Perchlet is a rare find from the rubble zones of Cebu. They are within the Anthiinae subfamily along with many species of Anthias. However, the Highfin Perchlets within... [Read more]



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The Ignitus Anthias from the Maldives is also appropriately called the Flame Anthias. Gorgeous gradations of fiery reds, bold oranges, and vibrant yellows of the Ignitus Anthias... [Read more]



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The Maldives Lyretail Anthias is also known as the Scalefin. The males have reddish hues, while the females tend to be more orange. They are active and help to draw out shier fish... [Read more]



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A fish with many color variations, Parvirostris Anthias is also known as a Shortsnout, Diadem, or Sunset Anthias. One of the more common color variations is predominantly yellow... [Read more]



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Due to its unique color variation, the Squareback Anthias is also known as the Squarespot, Purple Blotch Basslet, Squareblock, Square, or Mirror Anthias. The body of the female... [Read more]



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One of the more difficult Anthias varieties to keep, the Ventralis Anthias, also known as the Longfin Anthias or Rainbow Fairy Basslet, does well when kept alone and requires a... [Read more]