Blackbar Soldierfish

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Blackbar Soldierfish

This fish is known as Blackbar Soldierfish and the correct latin name is Myripristis jacobus. It belongs to the Squirrelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Squirrelfish is peaceful.

Blackbar Soldierfish can grow up to 25 cm what is approximately 9 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks 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 easy to keep the Blackbar Soldierfish. (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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Blackbar Soldierfish picture no. 1

Blackbar Soldierfish picture no. 2

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Document modified on Tue Dec 18 16:27:39 UTC 2007
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