Honeycomb Grouper

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Honeycomb Grouper

This fish is known as Honeycomb Grouper and the correct latin name is Epinephelus merra. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A poisonous species.

Honeycomb Grouper can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Honeycomb Grouper 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.

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