Bluespotted Hind

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Bluespotted Hind

This species is known as Bluespotted Hind and the correct latin name is Cephalopholis cyanostigma. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Grouper family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive species. Best kept alone or in very big aquariums.

Bluespotted Hind can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums 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 not very difficult to keep the Bluespotted 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 9:35:19 UTC 2007
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