Magnificent Rabbitfish

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Magnificent Rabbitfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Magnificent Rabbitfish and the correct latin name is Siganus magnificus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Rabbitfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Eastern Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Peaceful but venemous.

Magnificent Rabbitfish can grow up to 24 cm what is approximately 9 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2880cm2 of water surface which is approximately 446 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 Magnificent Rabbitfish. (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.

An omnivore.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 11:51:47 UTC 2007
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