Three-Lined Monocle Bream

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Three-Lined Monocle Bream

This fish is known as Three-Lined Monocle Bream and the correct latin name is Scolopsis trilineata. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Whiptail Breams family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Bream.

Three-Lined Monocle Bream can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 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 have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Three-Lined Monocle Bream 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.

They eat smaller fish and mollusks.

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