Red Volitans Lionfish
(Pterois Volitans)

With their exotic looking and beautiful finnage, the Volitan Lionfish is an extremely popular saltwater fish.   Lionfish are among the most disease resistant of specimens, therefore highly suited to aquarium life.

Aquarium Type:

Salt Water


Prefers live foods, take care not to feed live fish frequently as bones may block intestinal track and kill the fish.

Special Care:

Beware venomous dorsal spines

Average Size:

Can grow to 1.5 ft.