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The Blue Spot Jaw Fish Opistognathus rosenblatti is one of the most stunning of all the jaw fish spieces.  Collected near the Sea of Cortez in the Mexican waters this fish looks as though it stole the pirate treasure to decorate it's striking shimmer.  Unbelievable fish.  THE CAN JUMP CAUTION!

As this fish loves to burrow.  We HIGHLY reccomend a sand bed aquairum.  NO BARE BOTTOMS sorry.

BLUE SPOT JAWFISH Opistognathus rosenblatti

  • Species:  Opistognathus rosenblatti

    Common:  Blue Spot Jawfish

    Category: Reef Safe

    APROX Purchase Size:  ~1-2"



    SPECIAL NOTE: BLUE SPOT JAWFISH are fantastic reef safe addition in the most aquariums.

    Natural Ecology: Opistognathus rosenblatti are found burrowed in the base of rock structures in a self made cave in the sand.  These guys love to dig.

    Aquarium Size : 40 GALLON MINIMUM

    ORIGIN: Sea of Cortez


    Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.


    Aggression: Semi Aggresive; This species is often very passive towards Tangs and other more aggressive species.  It does have a protective nature to them chasing other fish from their burrow area.


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