Basslets requires a minimum tank of 30 gallons with slightly subdued lighting and plenty of live rock for hidding. Making an ideal choice for the reef aquarium since they will no harm anemones and corals nibbling only at smallest invertebrates such as Copepods, Isopods, or Amphipods.
Basslets fish are quite popular among marine aquarists due to their vibrant colors, small size, and ease of care. Although they belong to the family of fishes that include the giant predatory groupers, Basslets only grow to a length of no more than 2-4 inches. In the home aquarium, Fairy Basslets should be provided with lots of rocks and caves which they will dart into at the first sign of danger.
Basslets fish are generally hardy fishes but still require good filtration and high water quality. Their diet should include a variety of high quality protein based foods such as mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, krill, etc.