Indo-Pacific sergeant

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Indo-Pacific sergeant

This fish is known as Indo-Pacific sergeant, Sergeant major, Five-banded Sergeant-major, Five-banded Damsel-fish and the correct latin name is Abudefduf vaigiensis. It belongs to the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Aggressive to it’s species, is poisonous as well.

Indo-Pacific sergeant can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (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 Indo-Pacific sergeant 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Indo-Pacific sergeant, picture no. 1

Indo-Pacific sergeant, picture no. 2

Indo-Pacific sergeant, picture no. 3

Indo-Pacific sergeant, picture no. 4

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Document modified on Tue Nov 27 15:38:14 UTC 2007
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