Two-Lined Monocle Bream

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Two-Lined Monocle Bream

This fish is known as Two-Lined Monocle Bream and the correct latin name is Scolopsis bilineata. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Threadfin Bream family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 2760cm2 of water surface which is approximately 427 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks 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 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

In nature they eat smaller fishes.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 10:29:09 UTC 2007
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