The Eclipse Hogfish is also commonly called the Coral Hogfish or the Mesothorax Hogfish. Eclipse Hogfish are found in the Western Pacific around Japan, the Philippines and various other islands. Eclipse Hogfish grow to around 8 inches in length and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 75 gallons to accommodate their size. Eclipse Hogfish are carnivores and should be fed a steady diet of small fish, shrimp, squid, snails, worms, and other meaty preparations for best results.
Origin: Western Pacific
Size: Can grow up to 8 inches at full maturity
Feeding: Carnivore, should be fed plenty of meaty preparations for best health.
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in a reef aquarium with caution.
Minimum Tank Size: 75 Gallons
Compatibility: Should be kept with other fish of around the same size and temperament.