Skunk Fish

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Skunk Fish

This fish is known as Golden Stripe Soapfish Grouper, Skunk Fish and the correct latin name is Grammistes sexlineatus. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this fish is Sri Lanka. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Aggressive and poisonous fish. Not recommended for beginners at all.

Skunk Fish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Skunk 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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