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Filefish Bristle Tailed

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Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 3½"
Color Form: Green, Tan
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Indonesia

Family: Monacanthidae

The Bristle Tailed Filefish is know by a few names Matted Leatherjacket, Tomentosus Filefish, Matted Fildefish or Aiptasia Eatinf Filefish. The colours do range from a tan colour to brown and even green. It's better not to keep it with small invertebrates and does tend to nip at soft and stony corals. Tend to not be too fussy about their diet. Eating anything from Mysis Shrimp, Squid, Freeze Dried Krill. You may just need to shave it down to a size they can eat.