The Samurai Squirrelfish is capable of making loud clicking sounds and are sensitive to sounds like tapping on the glass of aquarium glass because it has large air bladders. It is a peaceful species and makes a good choice for a community fish tank. It is generally nocturnal and requires plenty of caves and rocks in the tank as hiding spots to hide during the day. It is a fast growing species and needs a larger aquarium. The Samurai Squirrelfish should be kept in small groupsThe Samurai Squirrelfish should not be housed with larger fish as it could be swallowed. Its large preopercular spine can inflict painful wounds to aquarist and should be cautious while handling it.