Streaked Spinefoot

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Streaked Spinefoot

This marine aquarium fish is known as Streaked Spinefoot and the correct latin name is Siganus javus. It belongs to the Rabbitfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Peaceful but venemous.

Streaked Spinefoot can grow up to 51 cm what is approximately 20 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 6120cm2 of water surface which is approximately 948 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Streaked Spinefoot 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.

An omnivore.

Streaked Spinefoot picture no. 1

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 11:47:48 UTC 2007
Document created on Sat Dec 22 11:47:48 UTC 2007
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