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Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast
122. Reef Predators

Predatory fish can be some of the most entertaining species to keep – but the same traits that make them fun can also pose a challenge! What tank mates do you keep with a fish predator? How do you feed and care for them? The Water Colors team discusses all these questions and more, and ranks their top 5 predatory reef fish.


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Species mentioned in this epsiode:

  • V-tail grouper (Cephalopholis urodeta)
  • Snowflake moray eel (Echidna nebulosa)
  • Volitan lionfish (Pterois volitans)
  • Giant frogfish (Antennarius commerson)
  • Warty frogfish (Antennarius maculatus)
  • Neon dottyback (Pseudochromis aldabraensis)
  • Honeycomb moray eel (Gymnothorax favagineus)
  • Dwarf fuzzy lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus)
  • Harlequin tusk wrasse (Choerodon fasciatus)
  • Speckled epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium trispeculare)
  • Arc eye hawkfish (Paracirrhites arcatus)
  • Niger triggerfish (Odonus niger)
  • Striped burrfish (Chilomycterus schoepfi)
  • Blue line grouper (Cephalopholis formosa)
  • Polleni grouper (Cephalopholis polleni)
  • Miniatus grouper (Cephalopholis miniata)
  • Clown triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum)
  • Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus)

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