Monogrammed Monocle Bream

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Monogrammed Monocle Bream

This species is known as Monogrammed Monocle Bream and the correct latin name is Scolopsis monogramma. It belongs to the Threadfin Bream family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish in general.

Monogrammed Monocle Bream can grow up to 35 cm what is approximately 13 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 651 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 Monogrammed Monocle Bream 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.

Feed them polychaete worms and smaller fish. This species prefers living in small groups.

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