Common Stingray

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Common Stingray

This fish is known as Common Stingray and the correct latin name is Dasyatis pastinaca. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Stingray family. (e) Origin of this species is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is poisonous and it is very difficult to keep it at home.

Common Stingray can grow up to 54 cm what is approximately 21 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 6480cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1004 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 difficult to keep the Common Stingray 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Can live in cold waters too.

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