Bluespotted Hind

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Bluespotted Hind

This fish is known as Bluespotted Hind and the correct latin name is Cephalopholis cyanostigma. It belongs to 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are 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 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 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 9:35:19 UTC 2007
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