Greyface Moray

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Greyface Moray

This species is known as Greyface Moray and the correct latin name is Gymnothorax thyrsoideus. It belongs to the Moray Eel family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is semi-aggressive towards it’s tankmates. Should not be kept in classic fish tanks surely.

Greyface Moray can grow up to 65 cm what is approximately 25 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 7800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1209 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Greyface Moray 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.

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Document modified on Wed Dec 12 20:00:49 UTC 2007
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