Sammara Squirrelfish

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Sammara Squirrelfish

This species is known as Sammara Squirrelfish and the correct latin name is Neoniphon sammara. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Squirrelfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive Squirrelfish.

Sammara Squirrelfish can grow up to 32 cm what is approximately 12 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3840cm2 of water surface which is approximately 595 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 easy to keep the Sammara Squirrelfish. (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 10:31:11 UTC 2007
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