PTEROIS LUNULATA or Fish lion or Fish lion or Fish scorpion or Fish cobra

Latin name
Common name
Fish lion or Fish scorpion or Fish cobra
Principle 35 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 26/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8.4

Splendid fish, typical of the barrier coralline, pertaining to the family of the Scorpenidi, present in the Indian ocean and the Pacific ocean; much colorful, sturdy, relatively sociable one, adapted to the cohabitation with nearly all the other fish of barrier, purch of large ransom, and with its similar.
Extremely similar to the P. Volitans, if of it it distinguishes for the absence of the long carnose escrescenze over the eyes and for some other imperceptible differences.
Much difficult one to acclimatize, would be always advisable to acquire exemplary gi perfectly acclimatizes to you and accustoms to you to eat artificial food; once very acclimatized it eats voracemente but nearly exclusively pesciolini it deeps freeze to you.

It does not need of a large bathtub, in how much it swims least, gladly preferring to stretch its ambushes on the bottom of the Aquarius or near a madrepora, to times it parks to head to the ingi, right under the surface of the water, imitating, in such a way, a transported forelock of alghe from the current.
Relatively resistant to the diseases it suffers for the excessive values from nitrates and phosphates, in the which case it begins to lose brandelli skin and of mucus, they are therefore advisable frequent and abundant partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
Not adapted to the Aquarius with fish of small ransom or invertebrates in how much if it feeds some gladly.


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