You will receive at least
77 reef rewards points
if you buy any item in this page
With $79 or more in Marine Life.
Use coupon code: freeshipping More
The Leafy Filefish, Chaetodermis penicilligera, also known as the Tassle Filefish or Frickly Leatherjacket Filefish, is camouflaged by its light body and dark horizontal stripes. It is best to keep in a tank of not less than 70 gallon along with many rocks and weedy areas. The Leafy Filefish is a peaceful fish that does not bother any tank mates, except its own family members. It feeds on a diet of meaty foods including chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, and frozen algae and vitamin enriched foods. The Leafy Filefish should be fed twice a day for its continued good health. It thrives well in a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and pH of 8.1-8.4. Since the Leafy Filefish eats most of the invertebrates present in the tank, it is not considered a reef safe. It has small terminal mouths that have specialized incisor teeth on the upper jaw which helps pierce its prey. Due to its small fins, the Leafy Filefish is not a very good swimmer, instead it confines to a sluggish gait. It is best to keep plenty of hiding spots in the aquarium, so that when threatened it can retreat to crevices in the reef. The Leafy Filefish is pelagic and grows up to 12 inches. It also prefers live rock for grazing that is why it is necessary to add live rocks that encourage the growth of natural algae.
Overnight Shipping Fast Track Aquarium Supplies & Live Foods is the most exciting news for your product specific needs here at Saltwaterfish.com. We are now offering the incredible opportunity to receive the most essential supply items delivered right to your door via overnight FedEx shipping for only $4.99 with your marine life order. This is the solution for quick access to the supplies you need right now without the wait! See all the Fast Track available products.
Only one coupon code per order. Choose your favorite. Minimum requirements is after all applied discounts and credits.
Join the Club! Get our best deals first!
Be the first to hear about our exclusive deals & latest updates!