Splitfin Flashlightfish

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Splitfin Flashlightfish

This species is known as Splitfin Flashlightfish and the correct latin name is Anomalops katoptron. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Lanterneye Fish family. (e) It's origin is East Asia and Australia. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is peaceful towards it’s tankmates.

Splitfin Flashlightfish can grow up to 35 cm what is approximately 13 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 651 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are 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 not very difficult to keep the Splitfin Flashlightfish. (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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Splitfin Flashlightfish picture
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