Bignose Unicornfish

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Bignose Unicornfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Bignose Unicornfish and the correct latin name is Naso vlamingii. It belongs to the Tang family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

In general this is a peaceful Tang.

Bignose Unicornfish 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bignose Unicornfish. (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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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Document modified on Tue Dec 18 21:04:58 UTC 2007
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