Lionfish – Genus Pterois and Dendrochirus

April 30, 2020 by  
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Red Lionfish or Turkeyfish - Pterois volitans

Two lionfish from two differnt genuses updated with extensive information. These fish are a favorite among aquarists because they are relatively easy to keep with very striking appearances

Sometimes called the Red Lionfish, the Volitans Lionfish also has a black stripe color morph, coveted by aquarists!

More information on the Volitans Lionfish…

Shortfin Lionfish - Dendrochirus brachypterus

This “fuzzy” dwarf lionfish tends to spend more time in the open, making them a great choice for aquarists with smaller 55 gallon tanks.
More information on the Shorfin Lionfish…”

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