Bluelined Hind

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Bluelined Hind

This marine aquarium fish is known as Bluelined Hind and the correct latin name is Cephalopholis formosa. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This grouper is aggressive towards tankmates and should be kept alone.

Bluelined Hind can grow up to 34 cm what is approximately 13 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 632 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bluelined Hind 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.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 9:40:44 UTC 2007
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