Scientific Name: Variola louti
Description: The Louti Grouper is attractive and interesting as a juvenile, loud and gaudy colored as an adult – the Red Louti Grouper has it all. It is one of the largest of the groupers growing almost three feet in length! Provide plenty of aquarium space for this fish as it will need space to swim. Tank size is recommended to be about 200 gallons for this fish to be happy as it's disposition can be aggressive in nature.
Groupers are ambush predators and will spend much of their time hiding and watching for easy prey. They are semi-reef compatable. Groupers should be housed in large aquariums with good filtration. Caution should be considered when adding this animal to a community tank as it will eat any fish or crustacean that may fit in it’s mouth.
Size: 2.5-4.5 inches and matures to 32 inches in length
Diet: Feed a varied diet consisting of large chunks of meaty foods. These foods include krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It is also a good idea to occasionally supplement with some type of herbivore diet.
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