Reticulate Boxfish

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Reticulate Boxfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Reticulate Boxfish and the correct latin name is Ostracion solorensis. It belongs to 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are 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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Reticulate Boxfish picture no. 1

Reticulate Boxfish picture no. 2
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