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October 24: Arrival of New Fresh Water Fish.

October 24: Arrival of New Marine Water Fish.


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Zebra/Dwarf Lionfish

Zebra/Dwarf Lionfish

Scientific Name: Dendrochirus zebra

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Indo-Pacific

Family: Scorpaenidae




Technical Info

Temperature: 22 - 25 ℃

pH: 8.1 - 8.4

GH: 8 - 12

SG: 1.020 - 1.025

Max size: 18 cm

Min Tank size: 110 Ltr

Position in Aqua: Bottom swimmer



Zebra Lionfish or Dwarf Lionfish has red, white, and black vertical stripes along the body; large, fan-like pectoral fins; and tall, quill-like dorsal fins.



Carnivore-The Dwarf Lionfish diet consists of meaty foods such as live shrimp (including ornamental shrimp), live fish, and sometimes, crustacean flesh.



Demersal (on or near the bottom) spawners, lay eggs in a gelatinous mass. After hatching, the larvae float with the plankton.


Compatible with

This fish is commonly classified as Agressive but this isnt true in the traditional sense. It wont go around attaacking other fishes but it will eat anything that can fit in its mouth as it will see it as food. Get along with other fish of its kind. Also get along with other dwarves and all pterois species. Get along great with scorpionfish also. Like to perch and swim through the rocks.



Dwarf Zebra Lionfish will not nibble on corals but will eat clean up crews. Also will not like the high light that is needed on a reef tank.