Pointed-Nose Stingray

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Pointed-Nose Stingray

This species is known as Pointed-Nose Stingray and the correct latin name is Himantura jenkinsii. It belongs to the Stingray family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Relatively peaceful fish. Not recommended for home aquariums.

Pointed-Nose Stingray can grow up to 104 cm what is approximately 40 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 12480cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1934 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 Pointed-Nose Stingray 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 15 10:35:54 UTC 2007
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