Bluestriped Grunt

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Bluestriped Grunt

This fish is known as Bluestriped Grunt and the correct latin name is Haemulon sciurus. It belongs to the Grunts family. (e) Origin of this species 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. In general, 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

Bluestriped Grunt picture no. 1

Bluestriped Grunt picture no. 2

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Document modified on Wed Dec 12 20:23:18 UTC 2007
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