Spotted Seatrout

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Spotted Seatrout

This fish is known as Spotted Seatrout and the correct latin name is Cynoscion nebulosus. It belongs to the Drum family. (e) Origin of this fish is Central America Coast. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Even it’s a peaceful fish, it is not suitable for the major part of home aquariums. Can be seen in public aquariums instead.

Spotted Seatrout 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. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 Seatrout 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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