Spotted Coralgrouper

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Spotted Coralgrouper

This fish is known as Spotted Coralgrouper and the correct latin name is Plectropomus maculatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Grouper family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Grouper is aggressive and not recommended for raising in home aquariums.

Spotted Coralgrouper can grow up to 100 cm what is approximately 39 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 12000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1860 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are very 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 Spotted Coralgrouper 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.

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Document modified on Thu Dec 20 9:28:58 UTC 2007
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