Jawfish, Black Cap


Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.

 


Overview

The head and body of the Black Cap Jawfish, are green with faint orange stripes. It has a black spot on the dorsal fin, as well as a black cap on top of the head.It should reside in a 30 gallon or larger aquarium with a tight-fitting lid to prevent it from jumping out, and at least 3 inches of mixed substrate for burrowing. It poses a possible threat to small shrimp.

The Black Cap Jawfish is hardy and will spawn successfully in an aquarium.

The diet should consist of a variety of marine fish, crustacean flesh, and mysis shrimp. It prefers to be fed at least three times per day.

Approximate Purchase Size: Medium: 2″ to 3″ Large: 3″ to 4″; XLarge: 4” or larger.

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