Blacklined Filefish

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Blacklined Filefish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Blacklined Filefish and the correct latin name is Pervagor nigrolineatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Filefish family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Filefish is peaceful.

Blacklined Filefish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Blacklined Filefish. (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.

Blacklined Filefish picture 1

Blacklined Filefish picture 2



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Document modified on Wed Dec 19 14:17:47 UTC 2007
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