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- Yellow Goatfish
- Yellow Saddle Goatfish
- Goldsaddle Goatfish
Solid Yellow in colour with chemosensory barbels or "whiskers" protruding from their chins.
Any species that look similar to this one, that may be mixed up.
Max length : 50.0 cm, Common length : 35.0 cm.
Anything that lives in symbiosis, parasitic or opportunistically with it.
These extremely hardy fish are very active, always pacing up and down the length of your tank stirring up the substrate in search of food.
600 litre or more tank due to the size of the fish and to supply a large open area for foraging.
Minimum daily feedings of chunky prepared or frozen seafoods or commercially available large pellets, by nature they are opportunistic predators so small live or frozen fish are acceptable.
How quickly it will grow under various conditions.
Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.
Addition things / items that are important for care in captivity.
Take extreme care adding any smaller species of fish that could possibly become a sizeable meal
Does it have coral that it is not compatible with?
Will eat most species of shrimp and crab.
How it reproduces, how suitable it is to breeding or captive propagation, techniques on how to etc.
Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to Durban, South Africa and east to the Hawaiian, Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Rapa.
Found on coral, rocky, or rubble bottoms of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs.
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.
- (http://www.fishbase.org): Froese, R., Pauly, D. Fish Base, World Wide Web electronic publication, 2008, Retrieved: 13 March 2011, http://filaman.ifm-geomar.de/summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=5990.