Purple Queen Anthias (Pseudanthias tuka)
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Purple Queen Anthias (Pseudanthias tuka)
Purple Queen Anthias (Pseudanthias tuka)

Purple Queen Anthias (Pseudanthias tuka)

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Purple Queen Anthias

Pseudanthias tuka

COMMON NAME: Purple Queen Anthias
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pseudanthias tuka
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~2-3 inches
FOOD/DIET: Planktivore
CARE LEVEL: Semi-difficult, needs special care of water and food
REEF SAFE: Considered safe
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%

  • Always do better in groups!!

  • Also known as Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet.

  • It has a purple body with a yellow-orange stripe that runs along the top, all the way to the caudal fin.

  • A shy fish, it will need plenty places to hide.

  • Males do the best when they are kept in groups with several females.

  • May become hostile to other anthias.

  • This fish likes a high flow environment and strong current over the reef.

Customer Reviews
valerie of orlando
purple anthias
Got this fish some time ago, doing wonderfully in my reef tank. Interacts well with the other fish I have in my tank. Its more pink then purple, but a beautiful fish, very pleased