Hawaiian Bicolor Goatfish

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Hawaiian Bicolor Goatfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Dash-And-Dot Goatfish, Hawaiian Bicolor Goatfish and the correct latin name is Parupeneus barberinus. It belongs to the Goatfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This is a peaceful fish.

Hawaiian Bicolor Goatfish can grow up to 60 cm what is approximately 23 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 7200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1116 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Hawaiian Bicolor 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.

Hawaiian Bicolor Goatfish picture 1

Hawaiian Bicolor Goatfish picture 2

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