Two-Lined Monocle Bream

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Two-Lined Monocle Bream

This species is known as Two-Lined Monocle Bream and the correct latin name is Scolopsis bilineata. It belongs to the Threadfin Bream family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Bream.

Two-Lined Monocle Bream can grow up to 23 cm what is approximately 9 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2760cm2 of water surface which is approximately 427 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Two-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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

In nature they eat smaller fishes.

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