Blacksaddled Coralgrouper

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Blacksaddled Coralgrouper

This marine aquarium fish is known as Blacksaddled Coralgrouper and the correct latin name is Plectropomus laevis. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is aggressive and due to their size, it is not recommended to keep them in home aquariums.

Blacksaddled Coralgrouper can grow up to 125 cm what is approximately 49 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 15000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 2325 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 Blacksaddled Coralgrouper 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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Blacksaddled Coralgrouper picture no. 1

Blacksaddled Coralgrouper picture no. 2
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Document modified on Thu Dec 20 9:24:42 UTC 2007
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