Areolate Grouper

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Areolate Grouper

This fish is known as Areolate Grouper and the correct latin name is Epinephelus areolatus. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

These fishes are aggressive towards smaller fish.

Areolate Grouper can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Areolate Grouper fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 11:28:31 UTC 2007
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