Black And White Snapper

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Black And White Snapper

This marine aquarium fish is known as Black And White Snapper and the correct latin name is Macolor niger. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Snapper family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive Snapper.

Black And White Snapper can grow up to 75 cm what is approximately 29 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 9000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1395 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums 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 difficult to keep the Black And White Snapper 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.

A juvenile specimen

Black And White Snapper picture
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Document modified on Tue Dec 18 10:41:16 UTC 2007
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