Gruntfish & Sweetlips

Most Grunts adapt to captivity well, though special care is required for some species to start feeding. Small freshwater ghost shrimp work well to entice the fish in this family to start eating, from there frozen foods specifically for marine fish can be offered.

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The Porkfish which originates from the Western Atlantic has a yellow head and fins accenting a silver-gray base with two black vertical stripes. They are a peaceful fish that make... [Read more]



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The Spotted Sweetlips, also known as the Clown Sweetlips or Harlequin Sweetlips, changes color as it matures. As a juvenile, it has a brown base covered with large white dots with... [Read more]



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The Striped Sweetlips, also known as the Silver-banded Sweetlips, has a silver body with four dark brown horizontal stripes; the fins and the dorsal edge of the body are light... [Read more]