Lyretail Anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis)

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Lyretail Anthias

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Lyretail Anthia

Pseudanthias squamipinnis

473 Litres (125 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:3 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years



Additional names

Lyretail Anthia, Sea Goldie, Red Coral Perch, Lyretail Fairy Basslet, Orange Sea Perch

Additional scientific names

Serranus squamipinnis, Anthias squamipinnis, Franzia squamipinnis

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Anthias species all share the trait of being hermaphroditic. If a dominant male perishes, the largest female of the group will often morph to take its place.

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