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This species is known as Foxface and the correct latin name is Siganus vulpinus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Rabbitfish family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Like other fish from this family, it’s peaceful but venomous.

Foxface can grow up to 25 cm what is approximately 9 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Foxface 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.

An omnivore.

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Thanks to Kenneth Leonard for the pictures. Copyright Ken Leonard.

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