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Dendrochirus zebra, commonly known as the Zebra Lionfish, is a species of lionfish found in the Indo-Pacific region. Here are the details:



  • Average Size: Up to 8 inches
  • Max Size: Up to 8 inches
  • Tank Size Required: Suitable for larger marine aquariums, a tank size of at least 50 gallons is recommended.


Temperament: Zebra Lionfish are generally solitary and can be territorial. They have venomous spines and should be handled with care.


Unique Traits: Distinguished by its zebra-like striping pattern, the Zebra Lionfish is known for its striking appearance. They have a fan-like array of pectoral fins and long venomous spines.


Origin: Indigenous to the Indo-Pacific, including regions like the Red Sea, Zebra Lionfish are found in coral reefs and rocky areas.


Other Names:

  • Dendrochirus zebra
  • Zebra Turkeyfish


Care Level: Moderate


Diet: Zebra Lionfish are carnivores and feed on small fish and crustaceans. They can be trained to accept frozen or live foods such as shrimp, squid, and small fish.


Characteristics and Looks: The Zebra Lionfish is characterized by its bold black and white zebra-like stripes. They have large pectoral fins that give them a graceful appearance as they move through the water.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 8.1-8.4
  • Salinity: 1.023-1.025
  • Temperature: 72-78°F


Disclaimer: "Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care."

Zebra Lionfish

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