Orange-Striped Emperor

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Orange-Striped Emperor

This marine aquarium fish is known as Orange-Striped Emperor and the correct latin name is Lethrinus obsoletus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Emperor family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is peaceful.

Orange-Striped Emperor can grow up to 60 cm what is approximately 23 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 7200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1116 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are very 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 difficult to keep the Orange-Striped Emperor 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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 17 14:23:08 UTC 2007
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