Originally Posted by angelf
Lol. You can breed in captivity but you would have to have a lot of experience with lion fish to breed but it is possible. ......
Where did you hear that?
"There are a few accounts (German and other mid-European) of captive, as in public aquaria, spawnings. Some scorpaenids are known to be ovoviviparous, a form of live-bearing, but Pterois
are surface egg scatterers. Near artificial dusk, a male and female engage in a simple pre-spawning 'dance' culminating in upward swimming and simultaneous release of gametes while upside down beneath the surface. No record of eggs hatched and reared