Marine Betta Grouper

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Marine Betta Grouper

This species is known as Marine Betta Grouper, Comet, Comet Grouper and the correct latin name is Calloplesiops altivelis. It belongs to the Roundhead family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive species.

Marine Betta Grouper 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. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are 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 easy to keep the Marine Betta Grouper 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.

Marine Betta Grouper picture no. 1

Marine Betta Grouper picture no. 2
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