Scorpaenodes caribbaeus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Scorpaenodes caribbaeus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Scorpaenodes caribbaeus, also known as Reef-Scorpionfish, is mainly found in western Atlantik. Distributed from Florida to the Bahamas, south to the West Indies and the Caribbean islands and along the east coast of Central America to the northern coast of South America at depths of up to a maximum of 28 meters.
Hiding in reef crevices and caves here mostly in the upper parts of cave ceilings. Its diet consists mainly of small crustaceans such as (still mostly juvenile) prawns and crabs, however, he scorned not, smaller fish and fish eggs.