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Dwarf fuzzy lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus)

Dwarf fuzzy lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus)

Purchased yesterday and in the small quarantine tank. Has taken a few bits of frozen mysis already which is great news. It’s a very small specimen and currently has a really nice red shade to its pectoral fins which I hope it will keep as it matures. These fish are voracious predators, with a venomous defensive mechanism. This fuzzy mainly feeds on small invertebrates but it’s larger cousins are currently causing havoc in the Caribbean destroying fish populations. An … Read entire article »

Filed under: Marine Fish, TMC Micro Habitat 15

Porcelain Crab (Petrolisthes galathinus)

Porcelain Crab (Petrolisthes galathinus)

Three of these added to the Seagrass Lagoon …. never to be seen again! Can be secretive little fellas but they are filter feeders and generally keep themselves to themselves. Stunning little critters. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Seagrass Lagoon Biotope