Shoulderbar Soldierfish

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Shoulderbar Soldierfish

This species is known as Shoulderbar Soldierfish and the correct latin name is Myripristis kuntee. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Squirrelfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Squirrelfish is peaceful.

Shoulderbar Soldierfish can grow up to 26 cm what is approximately 10 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 3120cm2 of water surface which is approximately 483 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 Shoulderbar Soldierfish. (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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Shoulderbar Soldierfish picture no. 1

Shoulderbar Soldierfish picture no. 2

Shoulderbar Soldierfish picture no. 3

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Document modified on Tue Dec 18 16:31:59 UTC 2007
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