Fathead Sunburst Anthias(Serranocirrhitus latus)

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  1. Puppy

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    Who is keeping or has some experience keeping Fathead Anthias.
    I know the basics to keeping them ,but before I pay the high price I prefer to hear from u guys.
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    Seen a few in maintenance tanks we look after, they seem hardy but unlike other anthias are usually on their own.
    Never tried one myself tho
     
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    Thanks.Any idea if they eat flake as well as live foods.
     
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    Interesting specimen David. I would suppose it's feeding habits would be the same as any other anthias?
     
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    Thanks Mek ,I thought the same ,but before I pay the high price for them I would prefer to make sure .
     
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    Yes the ones i`ve seen do take flake
     
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    i have a friend with one (not right i know) and it is doing fine.. he is an old school fish keeper and has it in a fish only system... so far so good and its been about 8 months now... he pretty much only feeds sea urchins...
     
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    Live ones or cut up dead ones.
     
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    frozen , then cut up... they litter the bottom of the tank.... he never removes the shells...
     
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    Cool fish, make a nice addition to your tank David ;)
     
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