Blotcheye Soldierfish

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Blotcheye Soldierfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Blotcheye Soldierfish and the correct latin name is Myripristis berndti. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Squirrelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

Blotcheye Soldierfish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Blotcheye 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Can be found in Eastern Pacific too.

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