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The Redbelted Anthias, Pseudanthis Rybrizonatus, also known as Red-belted Anthias, Red-girdled Anthias, Redband Anthias, and Tricolor Anthias. This fish requires intermediate care and thus making a good choice for an experienced aquarist.They are hermaphrodites in nature and are born females, and only develop as males if there is a shortage of males. The males of this species are yellow posteriorly, have an orange head and a broad red bar on their side, whereas the females are light red with yellow marks on the scales The Redbelted Anthias shows semi-pelagic lifestyle and therefore need an aquarium with larger space, so that they can swim freely. They will reach a max size of 5 inches and should be kept in a tank no smaller than 80 gallons if kept individually, and no less than 150 gallons if kept in a group. If you want to keep a group, it should consist of one male and six or more females. The Redbelted Anthias prefers to live in an environment with lots of hiding places and live rocks, rapid current and open water. A couple of large overhangs are also suggested to keep so that they can rest over it. The Redbelted Anthias are sensitive when introduced in an aquarium that is why we suggest you to keep them with less aggressive species. If you are willing to keep a group, it is best to introduce all Redbelted Anthias at the same time. Although it is also considered semi-aggressive, but is reef safe and usually is tolerant of ornamental shrimp or other invertebrates. They are a hardy species, and their diet should include mysis shrimps, brine shrimp, finely chopped sea food, especially color enhancing foods that can maintain their body color and make them vivid all through. With its beautiful vivid color, it makes a captivating addition to any reef tank.The Redbelted Anthias do not prefer a brightly lit aquarium, and can flourish in a temperature range of 72-78°F and a pH of 8.1-8.4.