The offspring of Plectropomus leopardus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Plectropomus leopardus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Plectropomus leopardus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
This is a general hint!
Plectropomus leopardus has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Plectropomus leopardus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Plectropomus leopardus. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
The big perch is host of some copopds (Dissonus manteri Kabata, 1966, Hatschekia plectopomi Ho & Dojiri, 1978, Lepeophtheirus plectropomi Nuñes-Ruivo, 1956 und Lepeophtheirus litus Lewis A.G., 1964 and needs daily cleaning by cleaner wrasses
and cleaner shrimps.