The Japanese Basslet is an orange fish with white spots along with a black dot on the top dorsal fins that gives it a unique appearance and makes it a captivating addition to any tank. This beautiful basslet is one of the rarer Leobasslets that are available in the trade and only recently it has become available. The Japanese Basslet is territorial and may found belligerent towards the same kind of species. The Japanese Basslet needs a tank with live rocks that forms ledge, caves and crevices, where it may take refuge when stressed or frightened. The Japanese Basslet grows up to 3 inches and should be kept in a tank not less than 20 gallons. The Japanese Basslet is safe with most fish and invertebrates that are too big for it to consume, however, small ornamental crustaceans such as the Sexy Shrimp or the Pom Pom Crab are generally not safe. The Japanese Basslet needs a diet of meaty foods such as flakes, pellets and frozen formulas. The Japanese Basslet can be given brine shrimp, scallop, clam and Mysis shrimp for its continued good health. The Japanese Basslet thrives well in a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and pH of 8.1-8.4.