Spotted Seatrout

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Spotted Seatrout

This species is known as Spotted Seatrout and the correct latin name is Cynoscion nebulosus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Drum family. (e) Origin of this species 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. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that 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 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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