Fantail filefish

Pervagor spilosoma is a Filefish from the Eastern Pacific.

The Fantail filefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 6 - 730 m environment.

The Redtail and Fantail Filefishes in the Tropical Saltwater Tank - © Ret Talbot Jun 14, 2008 Fantail Filefish (pervagor spilosoma), Mark Martin Collection These two commonly available filefishes make great first filefishes for the More

The Fantail Filefish is not a very aggressive species, usually choosing to ignore its tankmates. However, there are some exceptions: this fish may squabble with other filefishes and with the related triggerfishes. More

Notes: The Fantail Filefish is not aggressive towards other fishes, except other filefishes. A peaceful community tank would make a great home for this fish. Avoid housing it with aggressive fish that may pick at it such as triggers and puffers. More

Fantail Filefish 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Fantail Filefish = Fantail Filefish, Pervagor spilosoma, is popular because of its exceptional color scheme, general hardiness, and peaceful demeanor. More

The Fantail filefish are omnivores and will eat both carnivore and herbivore preparations. More

Common names

Fantail filefish in English
Oililepa in Hawaiian
orangetail in English
Viftehalet filfisk in Danish (dansk)
扇尾前角魨 in Mandarin Chinese
扇尾前角鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Pervagor
Species : Pervagor spilosoma
Authority : Lay & Bennett, 1839