The Magnificent Foxface is a beautiful, hardy species that can tolerate a varying range of water parameters. Since the Magnificent Foxface is easy to handle and care, it makes a good saltwater beginner fish. It features venomous dorsal spines, so be cautious while using a net to catch them. The Magnificent Foxface can easily get tangled in the net and if that happens gently move the net back and forth in the tank itself until it is relaxing its fins. Make sure not to add multiple Magnificent Foxface fishes in the home aquarium, instead a pair can be added. We recommend you to keep live rocks to encourage the growth of algae on it so that the Magnificent Foxface can graze over it in between their meals. It requires plenty of hiding places and grazing opportunities that simulates the wild habitat. You should provide your Magnificent Foxface fish with a varied diet of live, frozen, freeze-dried and vitamin-enriched flake foods. It is considered to be safe in a reef tank only if it is properly fed, because if hungry it may found nipping at corals and invertebrates. It is wise to be careful and use a quarantine tank before introducing the Magnificent Foxface into your main tank. Once you observe no sign of illness, you can safely add it to your tank with other healthy mates. The Magnificent Foxface grows up to 9 inches, can easily adapt to new aquarium, and thrives well in temperature range of 75-82 degrees Fahrenheit.
This fish can show major discoloration (spotting, etc.) when acclimating, but it is not a reflection of its health. Just acclimate as normal and introduce into the tank. It is a very hardy species.The Foxface, a.k.a Rabbitfish, is a beautiful and distinctive looking fish with a bright yellow body and a black and white face. The black band begins at the tip of its snout and runs to its dorsal fin. These fish can can be kept in groups and do well with other fish, including Tangs. These fish may or may not carry a black spot on each side of its body. The Foxface should be in a tank with ample swimming room to roam. These fish are good community fish and do well in the home aquarium. The spines of this fish are poisonous -- do not touch! It is totally normal for a Foxface to be discolored or have spots anytime it is stressed or when the light first come on.It does nip and possibly eat some soft and hard coral polyps.Venomous: By purchasing this item you are aware that it is poisonous and deadly and you agree that by purchasing this item Saltwaterfish.com is not responsible for any injury or death that may occur