Orange Spotted Foxface Rabbitfish - Siganus guttatus - Siganus chrysospilos - Gold Spotted Fox face Fish - Gold Spotted Rabbit Fish
Orange Spotted Foxface Rabbitfish - Siganus guttatus The Orange Spotted foxface Rabbitfish, also known as the Gold Spotted Spinefoot, originates from the reefs of the Western Pacific. The body of Orange Spotted foxface Rabbitfish is brown and covered in many beautiful orange spots. The spots even work their way into the eyes of this fish, which aids in its camouflage. The Orange Spotted foxface Rabbitfish requires a 180 gallon or larger aquarium. It is a very peaceful species except when housed with other rabbitfish. The orange Spotted Rabbitfish may be housed with more aggressive fish and can be kept in pairs. Its predators will tend to leave it alone because of its venomous dorsal spines, which it can raise when disturbed. Care must be taken when handling this fish to avoid the possibility of being stung by its venomous spines. Orange Spotted foxface Rabbitfish are generally reef-safe if they are well fed. If not, it is possible for them to nip at and consume some species of LPS and soft corals. Maximum Size:
The Orange spotted Foxface rabbitfish grows up to 10 inches. General Size Specifications:
The small size will come to you generally 2 to 3 inches; the medium generally 4 to 5 inches; the large generally 6 to 7 inches. Minimum Tank Size:
The Orange spotted Foxface rabbitfish prefers a tank of at least 180 gallons with plenty of places to hide & swim. Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78Á F). Habitat:
Range: Hawaii, Tahiti. And region of western Pacific ocean. Feeding and Diet:
The Orange spotted foxface rabbitfish foods for herbivores as well as dried algae sheets. And vegetables may be required to induce feeding.