Sailfin Dottyback

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Sailfin Dottyback

This species is known as Sailfin Dottyback and the correct latin name is Ogilbyina velifera. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Dottyback family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Central Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is semi-aggressive.

Sailfin Dottyback 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. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (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 not very difficult to keep the Sailfin Dottyback 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.

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Document modified on Wed Dec 19 10:47:01 UTC 2007
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