Parvirostris Anthias Male
Parvirostris Anthias / Sunset Anthias
Sunset Anthias is also known as a Shortsnout, Diadem. One of the more common color variations is predominantly yellow highlighted with red on the anal and caudal fins. In the wild, Shortsnouts are often found in schools, swimming at depths of 200 feet and so do well in an aquarium with similar tank mates.
- Scientific name: Pseudanthias parvirostris
- Origin: Maldives, Sri Lanka
- Max Size: 3 inches
- Diet: mysis shrimp and vitamin-enriched brine shrimp that helps in maintaining its color, zooplankton such as copepods and other planktonic crustaceans or crustacean, and other meaty foods
- Approximate Size: 1 1/4 to 2 3/4 inches