Shoulderbar Soldierfish

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Shoulderbar Soldierfish

This fish is known as Shoulderbar Soldierfish and the correct latin name is Myripristis kuntee. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Squirrelfish family. (e) Origin of this species 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. In general, 1 specimen requires 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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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