Sicblotch Hind

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Sicblotch Hind

This marine aquarium fish is known as Sicblotch Hind and the correct latin name is Cephalopholis sexmaculata. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Is aggressive towards other species in aquariums.

Sicblotch Hind can grow up to 50 cm what is approximately 19 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 6000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 930 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is very 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Sicblotch Hind 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Sicblotch Hind picture no. 1

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Sicblotch Hind picture no. 3

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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 9:53:30 UTC 2007
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