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Cave Basslet
Liopropoma mowbrayi
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Tank Stats
Size: 1 - 1/2 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Flake, Brine, Pellet
Origin: Caribbean
Acclimation Time: 3 + Hours
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size:

The Cave Basslet is commonly referred to as the Cave Bass and the Ridgeback Basslet. With its beautiful coloration of red with blue and yellow markings, it makes a beautiful addition to any tank. The Cave Basslet is considered one of the most active fishes, which makes it lovely to see. The Cave Basslet is not at all reef safe as it eats up the crabs, snails and tube worms as well. We advise you to make an ideal aquarium for the Wrasse Bass by positioning a plethora of live rocks and a substrate of sand that enable it to get hide and burrowed at night time. Its size can vary from 2 to 6 inches so it will be suitable to keep them within a tank of minimum 30 gallon. The Cave Basslet should be kept within a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and pH of 8.1-8.4. The Cave Basslet is aggressive in nature and should not be housed with docile fishes. We advise you to keep the Cave Basslet in a clean tank which you will need to maintain over regular intervals as the fish are prone to dinoflagellate and protozoan infections if kept in poor quality water. The Cave Basslet belongs to an unsociable species in the wild, and it generally feeds on small fishes and invertebrates, so cannot be a good reef dweller. The Cave Basslet eats Lobster, enriched brine shrimp small pellets & flakes, Mussel, krill, chopped clam, mysis shrimp, Mussel, krill, chopped clam, Prime Reef, enriched brine shrimp and bloodworms.

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