Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier

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Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier

This marine aquarium fish is known as Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier and the correct latin name is Caesio cuning. It belongs to the Fusilier family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful species which requires enough space for swimming.

Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier can grow up to 60 cm what is approximately 23 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier 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.

Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier picture no. 1

Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier picture no. 2
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