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October 24: Arrival of New Fresh Water Fish.

October 24: Arrival of New Marine Water Fish.


Included colors

Red Fairy Anthias

Red Fairy Anthias

Scientific Name: Pseudanthias kashiwae

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Fiji, Maldives, Vanuatu

Family: Serranidae


Other Names: Anthias kashiwa, Red Fairy Basslet, Silver-Streak Goldie, Kashiwae Anthias



Technical Info

Temperature: 22 - 26 ℃

pH: 8.1 - 8.4

GH: 8 - 12

SG: 1.020 - 1.025

Max size: 11 cm

Min Tank size: 200 Ltr

Position in Aqua: Middle swimmer



The Red Fairy Anthias is one of the Anthias groups that is moderately easy to keep. A well developed lateral red bar and a red caudal fin differentiate the male from a female which only has red tips on the caudal fin and a pinkish-orange body color.



Zooplankton and floating filamentous algae. In the aquarium, it should be fed a varied diet of mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, frozen preparations and other meaty items for zooplankton feeders, small quantities of food several times per day.



Anthias species all share the trait of being hermaphroditic. If a dominant male perishes, the largest female of the group will often morph to take its place.


Compatible with

This is one of the few Anthias that can be kept with other varieties, e.g.; the Lyretail, Squarespot, and Purple Queen. Use caution when introducing the Red Fairy Anthias to a tank. If there is aggressive or deadly behavior, the fish should be separated.