Barred Flagtail

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Barred Flagtail

This marine aquarium fish is known as Barred Flagtail and the correct latin name is Kuhlia mugil. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Aholeholes family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Generally a peaceful fish.

Barred Flagtail can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Barred Flagtail 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 17 12:27:39 UTC 2007
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