Jawfish, Moustache Jawfish (Opistognathus lonchurus)

Jawfish, Moustache Jawfish (Opistognathus lonchurus)


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Moustache Jawfish
Opistognathus lonchurus

Tropical Water: 28⁰C/82.5⁰F

Collection Depth: 150-300 ft

Care Level: Intermediate/ Expert

Maximum Length: 4″

Range: Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida, USA and northeastern Gulf of Mexico to Suriname.

Temperament: Semi-Aggressive.

Diet: Meaty foods.  We recommend LRS Fish Frenzy, LRS Coral Frenzy, PE Mysis, Hikari Brine Shrimp, and high quality meaty frozen and dried foods.

Coral Tank Compatibility: Safe with corals.  Requires a deep sand bed, and may bury sessile invertebrates/ corals on the substrate.  Requires a sealed aquarium, as they will jump.

Aquarium Size: 40 gallons or greater.