Hypoplectrus guttavariusis commonly referred to as Shy hamlet. Difficulty in the aquarium: Animale non indicato per i neofiti. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Hypoplectrus guttavarius are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hypoplectrus guttavarius, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hypoplectrus guttavarius, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Hypoplectrus guttavarius (Poey, 1852)
A solitary species inhabiting rocky or coral reefs, often near staghorn coral. Travels in pairs and remains close to the bottom.