This species is known as Sea Goldie
and the correct latin name is Pseudanthias squamipinnis
. It belongs to the Sea Basses
) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific
Character and suggestions regarding care
An aggressive fish.
Sea Goldie can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1800cm2
of water surface which is approximately 279 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). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).
It is easy to keep the Sea Goldie 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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.
A carnivore; Also eats algae.
Thanks to Kenneth Leonard
for the picture. Copyright Ken Leonard.
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