Blue and Gold Fusilier

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Blue and Gold Fusilier

This marine aquarium fish is known as Blue and Gold Fusilier and the correct latin name is Caesio caerulaurea. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Fusilier family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish. However, it’s size may be a problem in small aquariums.

Blue and Gold Fusilier can grow up to 35 cm what is approximately 13 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 651 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

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

Source: fishbase

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Document modified on Thu Dec 6 10:11:06 UTC 2007
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