The Good Fish / Bad Fish Tool
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Award-winning tool for creating ocean-friendly aquariums.

Marine Betta

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Calloplesiops altivelis

Other Name(s) Comet; Comet Grouper

Care Level

Family

Marine Betta

GOOD Fish
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Dark brown to black with white spots; black spot ringed in white on dorsal fin.  Most sold in the aquarium trade are still wild-caught. Captive-bred individuals are available directly from Biota.