Blackbarred Halfbeak

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Blackbarred Halfbeak

This fish is known as Blackbarred Halfbeak and the correct latin name is Hemiramphus far. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Halfbeaks family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

Blackbarred Halfbeak can grow up to 45 cm what is approximately 17 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 5400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 837 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 easy to keep the Blackbarred Halfbeak 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.

Blackbarred Halfbeak picture no. 1

Blackbarred Halfbeak picture no. 2

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Document modified on Fri Dec 14 9:55:55 UTC 2007
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