Freckled Goatfish

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Freckled Goatfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Freckled Goatfish and the correct latin name is Upeneus tragula. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Goatfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

Freckled Goatfish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are 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 easy to keep the Freckled Goatfish. (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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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 15:07:04 UTC 2007
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