Three-Spot Righteye Flounder

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Three-Spot Righteye Flounder

This species is known as Three-Spot Righteye Flounder and the correct latin name is Samariscus triocellatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Crested Flounder family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is peaceful.

Three-Spot Righteye Flounder can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (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 not very difficult to keep the Three-Spot Righteye Flounder 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.

Feed them bloodworms.

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