Fish Database

Oriental Sweetlips

Scientific Name: Plectorhinchus oriental

Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Formula I & II, Meaty Foods
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 180gal
Relative Care: Experts Only
Photo Courtesy of Dalmatia (Reef 2 Reef)

A very tough fish to keep as most don’t eat and usually die of starvation. Should be kept in a large FO or FOWLR tank with non-aggressive fish. Full grown are about 3 feet, but they show up in LFS at about 4-6 inches.

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