Opistognathus macrognathusis commonly referred to as banded Jawfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Opistognathus macrognathus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Opistognathus macrognathus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Opistognathus macrognathus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Opistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
Inhabits sandy bottoms near coral reefs. Feeds on gastropods, crabs and fishes