Kargescake Flightfish

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Kargescake Flightfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Kargescake Flightfish and the correct latin name is Cypselurus oligolepis. It belongs to the Flight Fish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

In general this is a peaceful species.

Kargescake Flightfish can grow up to 27 cm what is approximately 10 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3240cm2 of water surface which is approximately 502 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Kargescake Flightfish. (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.

Kargescake Flightfish picture no. 1

Kargescake Flightfish picture no. 2
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Document modified on Sat Dec 8 10:35:25 UTC 2007
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