Reviews on Basslets

Blackcap Basslet

Blackcap Basslet

The Blackcap Basslet is one of the finest Caribbean fish available for a reef tank with its stunning beauty and cavernous activity. These fish are magenta to purple in color with a black "cap" running from their lip to foredorsal fin. The Blackcap is a deep water fish that is…

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Chalk Basslet

Chalk Basslet

The Chalk Basslet is a very pretty fish that is colored in a light purple with bright blue to orange saddle bands along its back. These fish are very peaceful and do well in the home aquarium. Their usual behavior is to float in place or hover near the bottom…

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Harlequin Bass

Harlequin Bass

The Harlequin Bass is disctinctly colored in silver, white and black. As they mature their lower body turns yellow. In the wild they like to spend the day hunting for shrimp at the base of the reef.The family of Basslets are closely related to Seabasses, which include Groupers.These relatively small…

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Lantern Basslet

Lantern Basslet

The Lantern Basslet is mostly red to purple on its forebody. Its rear body is mostly white and the base of its tail is marked with several black spots. These fish like holes and crevices to hide in or to rest on the bottom while they await food.The family of…

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Orangeback Basslet

Orangeback Basslet

The Orangeback Basslet is marked with dark orange spots and markings on its body, and along its back. They have two distinguishing square shaped orange spots right behind each eye, which are outlined in black. These fish like to perch and swim around sandy bottoms and rockwork. They also like…

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Royal Gramma

Royal Gramma

The Royal Gramma is such an amazingly beautiful fish with its bright purple front half and super yellow rear half. Their beauty and ease of care lends them to being a staple in every saltwater aquarium store. These fish prefer lots of rockwork and crevices where they can hide --…

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Swissguard Basslet

Swissguard Basslet

Hard to find. Nice and hardy fish.The family of Basslets are closely related to Seabasses, which include Groupers. These relatively small fish are usually very colorful in nature and have large eyes. The Basslets are often found along reef walls in both shallow and deep waters. These fish spend their…

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Tobacco Basslet

Tobacco Basslet

The Tobacco Basslet, a.k.a. the Tobaccofish, has a long slender tobacco colored body with white markings along its dorsal area. The belly of the fish is also white. These fish like to hover near the bottom.This basslet is does well in captivity and kept in a reef with caution. It…

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Wrasse Bass

Wrasse Bass

The Wrasse Bass is a rare fish hardly ever available in the aquarium industry. It's collected at depths of 150 feet or greater and not seen at dive sites on a regular basis. These beautiful fish have an elongated body that is orange in color with a thick horizontal red…

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