Panther Grouper

the fish profile

Panther Grouper

This marine aquarium fish is known as Panther Grouper and the correct latin name is Cromileptes altivelis. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

They are aggressive if kept in aquariums.

Panther Grouper can grow up to 70 cm what is approximately 27 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 8400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1302 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are very large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Panther Grouper fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Panther Grouper picture no. 1

Panther Grouper picture no. 2

Panther Grouper picture no. 3

Panther Grouper picture no. 4

Panther Grouper picture no. 5

Thanks to Kenneth Leonard for the pictures. Copyright Ken Leonard.

Panther Grouper picture no. 6

Panther Grouper picture no. 7

Panther Grouper picture no. 8

Panther Grouper picture no. 9

Panther Grouper picture no. 10

Related fish profiles in the databaseRecommended reading
By Exotic Aquariums

Feel free to share your experiences regarding keeping Cromileptes altivelis below. Every message will be held for approval by our moderators. It usually takes 24 hours to publish your comment. Before you ask anything, browse the questions page, please.

Leave your name below, please.

Leave your email below, please. We will not publish it at all. See our privacy policy for this purpose, please. Once your comment is reviewed and published, you will receive a notification email.

Leave your comment below, please. Use correct English, please! Slang or too many misspellings will cause deletion.

Document modified on Sun Sep 28 7:55:51 UTC 2008
Document created on Sat Dec 8 9:50:25 UTC 2007
How to cite this page? Use the following HTML:

"Panther Grouper." Sat Dec 8 9:50:25 UTC 2007.

Aqua-Fish.Net. Sun Oct 1 18:36:06 UTC 2023

edit this page or create a new fish profile