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Bluehead Tilefish
Haplolatilus Starcki
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Tank Stats
Size: 5-5.5 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Pellet, Brine
Origin: Bali
Acclimation Time: 3 + Hours
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size:

The Bluehead Tilefish is commonly referred to as the Blue Head (Blue Jaw) tilefish, Chameleon Yellow tilefish, Dusky tilefish, Flashing tilefish, Purple tilefish, Skunk tilefish, or Spotted tilefish. Make these pretty fishes a part of your home aquarium as it imparts beauty and looks lovely while swimming together. The Bluehead Tilefish needs a thick sand bed to create burrows to which it retreats when threatened. Also the juveniles The Bluehead Tilefish adapt to aquarium life more easily than adults. The Bluehead Tilefish is considered reef safe species and a good choice for a reef tanks. Since the Bluehead Tilefish is peaceful, we advise you not to keep it with predatory or large fish. The Bluehead Tilefish grows up to 6 inches in the wild and need to be kept in a tank not less than 50 gallons. It is a carnivorous fish and chiefly feeds on meaty foods and shrimps. The Bluehead Tilefish is often considered difficult to keep in captivity. The Bluehead Tilefish does well in pairs and is known to reproduce in captivity. It requires live rocks or other solid structures that will encourage taking refuge and rest while also alleviating stress. Due to their small size and active nature, the Bluehead Tilefish is best to feed them small amounts multiple times daily. The water parameters should be maintained with 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and correct lighting. It is very good at jumping high and needs to be kept in a closed lid tank.

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