Singular Bannerfish

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Singular Bannerfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Singular Bannerfish and the correct latin name is Heniochus singularius. It belongs to the Butterfly Fish family. (e) It's origin is Pacific Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Can be kept by beginners since it’s a peaceful fish. However, it requires bigger aquariums due to it’s size.

Singular Bannerfish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are 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 easy to keep the Singular Bannerfish. (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.

Singular Bannerfish picture

Thanks to Kenneth Leonard for the picture. Copyright Ken Leonard.

Singular Bannerfish picture 2
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