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Coral Rabbitfish - Siganus corallinus - Large

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The Coral Rabbitfish (Siganus corallinus, also called the Gold Rabbitfish) is yellow-orange with tiny, faint blue dots. There is sometimes a dark bar over the eyes and just behind gills. The blue pattern in juveniles may be more striped, becoming spotted as the fish matures.

These fish are generally peaceful toward other fish but may be aggressive toward other Rabbitfish and Foxfaces. They are timid by nature and will frighten easily, often taking on a mottled stress coloration. They are reef safe with caution as they may nibble on coral polyps if they are not kept well fed.

Foxfaces and Rabbitfish are primarily herbivorous but may eat some meaty foods if green food is scarce. They need algae and other plant matter to remain healthy and do best on a diet consisting of live and dried algae and supplements of frozen meaty foods. These fish are excellent algae eaters for aquariums large enough to accommodate them.

Foxfaces and Rabbitfish have venomous dorsal and anal spines. These spines are used for defense and protection. They do not use their spines to attack or hunt, and most injuries occur when the aquarist bumps against the spines or is not careful while cleaning the tank or catching the fish.
Specifications
MPN
0227-rabbit
Manufacturer
That Fish Place
Common NameCoral Rabbitfish - Large
Scientific NameSiganus corallinus
DifficultyEasy
Reef SafeYes, with caution
Invert SafeYes
Community SafeYes
Max Size (in inches)10
Min Tank Size (in gallons)90
OriginIndo-Pacific
Specific Gravity Range1.020-1.024
pH Range8.0-8.4
DietHerbivore
Temperature Range75-82
VenomousYes (spines)
Internal Id
36034

State Restrictions
Alaska
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
California
Hawaii
Puerto Rico

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