Turkey Moray

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Turkey Moray

This fish is known as Turkey Moray and the correct latin name is Gymnothorax meleagris. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Moray Eel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive species.

Turkey Moray can grow up to 120 cm what is approximately 47 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 14400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 2232 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). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Turkey Moray 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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