Barred Flagtail

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Barred Flagtail

This species is known as Barred Flagtail and the correct latin name is Kuhlia mugil. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Aholeholes family. (e) It's origin 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. 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 hold 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 17 12:27:39 UTC 2007
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