Scientific Name: Acreichthys tomentosus
Common Names: Aiptasia Eating Filefish, Matted Filefish,
Maximum Length: 4″
Minimum Aquarium Size: 30 Gallon
Aquarium Suitability: Generally Durable and Hardy
Reef Safe: With Caution
Captive Care: Aiptasia Eating Filefish are some of the top utilized fish in the hobby. As the name suggest this filefish will snack on Aiptasia. These peaceful, slow moving fish will hang out in the reef. The will eat small inverts like all filefish so make sure you don’t have any high end shrimp. They will sometimes pick at corals as well, but that is really going to depend on the fish itself.