Honeycomb Grouper

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Honeycomb Grouper

This marine aquarium fish is known as Honeycomb Grouper and the correct latin name is Epinephelus merra. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this species 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 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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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 12:20:37 UTC 2007
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