Bluestriped Grunt

the fish profile

Bluestriped Grunt

This species is known as Bluestriped Grunt and the correct latin name is Haemulon sciurus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Grunts family. (e) It's origin is Western Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Although it’s a peaceful fish, it’s also poisonous. Not recommended for newbies.

Bluestriped Grunt can grow up to 46 cm what is approximately 18 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 5520cm2 of water surface which is approximately 855 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). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bluestriped Grunt 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Bluestriped Grunt picture no. 1

Bluestriped Grunt picture no. 2
Sponsored links




Related fish profiles in the databaseRecommended reading
By Exotic Aquariums

Feel free to share your experiences regarding keeping Haemulon sciurus below. Every message will be held for approval by our moderators. It usually takes 24 hours to publish your comment. Before you ask anything, browse the questions page, please.

Leave your name below, please.

Leave your email below, please. We will not publish it at all. See our privacy policy for this purpose, please. Once your comment is reviewed and published, you will receive a notification email.

Leave your comment below, please. Use correct English, please! Slang or too many misspellings will cause deletion.

Document modified on Wed Dec 12 20:23:18 UTC 2007
Document created on Wed Dec 12 20:23:18 UTC 2007
How to cite this page? Use the following HTML:

"Bluestriped Grunt." saltwater.aqua-fish.net. Wed Dec 12 20:23:18 UTC 2007.<br /><br />

Aqua-Fish.Net. Sat Sep 22 7:52:02 UTC 2018 <a href="https://saltwater.aqua-fish.net/?bluestriped-grunt" >https://saltwater.aqua-fish.net/?bluestriped-grunt</a>.

edit this page or create a new fish profile