Atlantic Stingray

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Atlantic Stingray

This species is known as Atlantic Stingray and the correct latin name is Dasyatis sabina. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Stingray family. (e) Origin of this species 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. In general, 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 9:40:07 UTC 2007
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