Swissguard Basslet (Liopropoma rubre)

Common Name: Swissguard Basslet
Scientific Name: Liopropoma rubre
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 10 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Temperament: Semi-Aggressive
Max. Size: 10 cm (4")
Range: Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and Bahamas to northern South America
Depth: 3 - 45m (9.8 - 147.6ft)
Diet: Carnivore
Remarks: A highly-prized fish for the reef aquarium. Hardy and brightly colored. It is reef suitable except it may see small ornamental shrimps and crustacean as food. Usually shy when first added, but will become bolder once it feels comfortable. Prefer lots of hiding places and overhang.