Scarbreast Tuskfish

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Scarbreast Tuskfish

This species is known as Scarbreast Tuskfish and the correct latin name is Choerodon azurio. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Might be aggressive.

Scarbreast Tuskfish can grow up to 26 cm what is approximately 10 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3120cm2 of water surface which is approximately 483 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Scarbreast Tuskfish. (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.

This species is listed in the Red List of Threatened Species!

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