Reticulate Boxfish

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Reticulate Boxfish

This fish is known as Reticulate Boxfish and the correct latin name is Ostracion solorensis. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Boxfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is semi-aggressive.

Reticulate Boxfish can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (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 difficult to keep the Reticulate Boxfish. (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.

Reticulate Boxfish picture no. 1

Reticulate Boxfish picture no. 2

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Document modified on Wed Dec 19 11:03:18 UTC 2007
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