Brushtooth Lizardfish

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Brushtooth Lizardfish

This fish is known as Brushtooth Lizardfish and the correct latin name is Saurida undosquamis. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Lizardfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Eastern Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is semi-aggressive. Not recommended for raising in home aquariums.

Brushtooth Lizardfish can grow up to 50 cm what is approximately 19 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 6000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 930 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are very 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 Brushtooth Lizardfish. (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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Brushtooth Lizardfish picture 2
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