Little Spinefoot

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Little Spinefoot

This species is known as Little Spinefoot and the correct latin name is Siganus spinus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Rabbitfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Venomous, but peaceful species.

Little Spinefoot can grow up to 29 cm what is approximately 11 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3480cm2 of water surface which is approximately 539 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Little Spinefoot 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Siganus Spinus is an omnivore.

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