Blue-Spotted Spinefoot

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Blue-Spotted Spinefoot

This species is known as Blue-Spotted Spinefoot and the correct latin name is Siganus corallinus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Rabbitfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Peaceful and venemous.

Blue-Spotted Spinefoot 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. 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Blue-Spotted Spinefoot 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

An omnivore.

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