Radiata Lion Fish
* WARNING * this fish is banned in Florida, which means if you live in FL we cannot sell/ship it to you. Please check your state’s laws before purchasing. As stated in our policy below, abiding by possession laws are the buyers’ responsibility.
Temperament: semi-aggressive predator
Latin Name: Pterois radiata
Common Names: Clearfin Lion, Radiata Lion, Tailbar Lion
Adult full size: 8”
Minimum Tank Size: 75gal
UV Required: No
Protein Skimmer: No
Reef Safe: No
Foods: Large Frozen & Freeze Dried Foods
* Caution: this fish has venomous spines on the tips of its dorsal, pelvic and anal fins. Reaction to venom can be severe depending on the individual. Extreme caution is needed when putting hand in tank. If stung remove any broken spines lodged in the wound, and immediately immerse the affected area in the hottest water you can stand (not scalding), for 30 minutes, followed by medical attention. For individuals sensitive to stings, its advisable to seek medical attention immediately.
The Radiata Lionfish is distinguishable by its large fan-like pectoral fins with long flowing white spines. This fish is predatory and should not be keot with smaller fish, but instead with large semi-aggressive fish in a tank with plenty of rockwork. This Lion will appreciate a mix of live minnows, frozen silversides, and frozen crustaceans.Please read our LIVESTOCK SHIPPING POLICY carefully before placing your order.