Orange Firefish

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Orange Firefish

This species is known as Orange Firefish and the correct latin name is Nemateleotris magnifica. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Dartfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Dartfish.

Orange Firefish can grow up to 8 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 Orange Firefish. (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.

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