Jarbua Terapon

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Jarbua Terapon

This marine aquarium fish is known as Jarbua Terapon, Crescent-Banded Grunter and the correct latin name is Terapon jarbua. It belongs to the Grunters family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is peaceful but will eat very small fishes.

Jarbua Terapon can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Jarbua Terapon 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.

Jarbua Terapon picture no. 1

Jarbua Terapon picture no. 2
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