The Blue and Yellow Grouper (Epinephelus flavocaeruleus) is also known as the Yellow Finned Grouper and the Blue and Yellow Reef Cod.
The small juveniles of this species are much more colorful than the adults, with a half blue and half yellow mix of color on their bodies, As juveniles, they inhabit the shallow waters along the coral reefs. While the adults are a dark bluish violet or dark grayish blue color and swim in much deeper waters. They're usually found along the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific. They like to feed on invertebrates and will eat any fish or invertebrates it can swallow. They are best kept in an aquarium with other fish its own size as smaller fish & invertebrates are guaranteed to be eaten. The Grouper is definitely a big eater. They prefer eating a wide variety of meaty seafood such as fish fillets, shrimp, clams, scallops and uncooked prawns.
Blue and Yellow Grouper 10-15 cm
Blue and Yellow Grouper
Scientific Name Epinephelus flavocaeruleus Origin Indo-Pacific Max Size 60 cm Reef Safe With Caution Min Tank Size Medium-Large Diet Carnivore Care Level Moderate Temperament Aggressive