Fish Database

Lionfish

Lionfish

Scientific Name: Pterois miles


Species:
Color:
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Silver Sides, small fish & ghost shrimp
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 120gal
Relative Care: Medium

A large lionfish that will eat small fish and invertebrates. Can take some time to get to eat frozen food. Shouldn’t be keep with very aggressive fish, like triggers or eels, as they will chase it and can cause it to die from stress. It’s an aggressive eater but not an aggressive fish.

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