Not Reef Tank Suitable
Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank
These fishes belong in the Order Perciformes and Suborder Percoidei, where they are members of the Family Cheilodactylidae. There are 5 genera having a total of 18 species and all prefer cooler waters than normally maintained in the hobby. All feed on invertebrates, need lots swimming area, and a varied diet should they make it into the trade.