Twinspot Hogfish

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Twinspot Hogfish

This species is known as Twinspot Hogfish and the correct latin name is Bodianus bimaculatus. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Recommended for newbies thanks to easy care and peaceful behaviour.

Twinspot Hogfish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Twinspot Hogfish. (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.

Twinspot Hogfish picture no. 1

Twinspot Hogfish picture no. 2
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