Atlantic Stingray

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Atlantic Stingray

This marine aquarium fish is known as Atlantic Stingray and the correct latin name is Dasyatis sabina. It belongs to the Stingray family. (e) It's origin is Central America Coast. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A poisonous species. Not recommended for home aquariums at all.

Atlantic Stingray can grow up to 60 cm what is approximately 23 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 7200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1116 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are very large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Atlantic Stingray 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 9:40:07 UTC 2007
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