The Squarespot Anthias, known scientifically as Pseudanthias pleurotaenia, is a vibrant and captivating marine fish, ideal for adding a splash of color to any saltwater aquarium. Native to the Indo-Pacific reefs, this species is renowned for its striking square-shaped spots and vivid hues, ranging from pink to orange. Males are particularly colorful, with a dominant purple patch and elongated fins. These peaceful and active swimmers thrive in well-established tanks with plenty of hiding spaces, making them a delightful addition for both novice and experienced aquarists seeking to create a dynamic and visually appealing marine environment.
Carnivore - prefers a varied diet of mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, and other meaty foods.
Approximate size of Males: 2-1/2" to 4"
Approximate size of Females: 2-1/2" to 4"
Up to 5 inches (12.7 cm)