Silver Sweeper

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Silver Sweeper

This species is known as Silver Sweeper and the correct latin name is Pempheris oualensis. It belongs to the Sweeper family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

Silver Sweeper can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 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 Silver Sweeper 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.

Silver Sweeper picture no. 1

Silver Sweeper picture no. 2
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