Elegant Firefish

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Elegant Firefish

This fish is known as Elegant Firefish and the correct latin name is Nemateleotris decora. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Dartfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Dartfish which can be kept by newbies thanks to the size and demands.

Elegant Firefish can grow up to 9 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 167 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Elegant Firefish. (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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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