Vanikoro Sweeper

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Vanikoro Sweeper

This fish is known as Vanikoro Sweeper and the correct latin name is Pempheris vanicolensis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Sweeper family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Sweeper.

Vanikoro Sweeper can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 easy to keep the Vanikoro Sweeper 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.

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Document modified on Wed Dec 19 13:57:42 UTC 2007
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