Jawfish

Blue Spot Jawfish

Name Blue Spot, Blue Dot Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus rosenblatti

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Eastern Pacific

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. An Expensive Species.

Dusky Jawfish

Name Dusky Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus whitehurstii

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. Ths species can be kept in groups.

Leopard Jawfish

Name Leopard, Bullseye Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus scops

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 6cm  2.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Central Pacific - Gulf of California

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. Ths species can be kept in groups.

Red Jawfish

Name Red Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus rufilineatus

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. Ths species can be kept in groups.

 

Sailfin Jawfish

Name Sailfin, Moustache Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus lonchurus

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 12cm  4.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. Ths species can be kept in groups.

 

Tiger Jawfish

Name Tiger, Goldspecs Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus randalli

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Western Pacific

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. Ths species can be kept in groups.

Yellow Head Jawfish

Name Yellow Head Jawfish

Scientific Name Opistognathus aurifrons

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Notes Jawfish require a minimum of 8cm deep sand bed for burrowing. Ths species can be kept in groups.

 

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