Bluetail trunkfish

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Bluetail trunkfish

This species is known as Bluetail Trunkfish and the correct latin name is Ostracion cyanurus. It belongs to the Boxfish family. (e) It's origin is Western Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Bluetail Trunkfish is semi-aggressive.

Bluetail trunkfish can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 279 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Bluetail trunkfish. (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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