Spotbanded Scat

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Spotbanded Scat

This marine aquarium fish is known as Spotbanded Scat and the correct latin name is Selenotoca multifasciata. It belongs to the Scat family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Peaceful but venomous.

Spotbanded Scat can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 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 not very difficult to keep the Spotbanded Scat 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.

They eat detritus and benthic invertebrates.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 11:12:37 UTC 2007
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