Bluespine Unicornfish

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Bluespine Unicornfish

This 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 fish 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 8400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1302 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are 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 have 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

Bluespine Unicornfish, picture 1

Bluespine Unicornfish, picture 2

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