Fish Type: Grouper
Scientific Name: Cephalopholis polleni
Aggressiveness: Highly Aggressive
Max Size: 14"
Minimum Tank Size: 250 gal
Relative Care: Moderate
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The Pollenei Grouper, also known as the Harlequin Rockcod or Harlequin Hind, is beautifully colored with a green and yellow body with yellow tipped dorsal and anal fins. The body of these fish is lined in blue. These fish are a rare find in the industry and make a great addition to a large saltwater fish only aquarium.
A 250-gallon or larger aquarium is required due to its size and feeding habits. It is an extremely aggressive fish and may eat tank mates as well as crustaceans that are small enough to consume.
The Pollenei Grouper prefers a diet of meaty foods such as krill, shrimp, and other small fish.