Bluespine Unicornfish

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Bluespine Unicornfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Bluespine Unicornfish and the correct latin name is Naso unicornis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Tang family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Tang is peaceful.

Bluespine Unicornfish can grow up to 70 cm what is approximately 27 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 8400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1302 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 not very difficult to keep the Bluespine Unicornfish. (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.

Bluespine Unicornfish, picture 1

Bluespine Unicornfish, picture 2
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Document modified on Tue Dec 18 21:01:12 UTC 2007
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