White Grouper

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White Grouper

This fish is known as White Grouper and the correct latin name is Epinephelus aeneus. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) It's origin is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive species. Can be kept in home aquariums if they’re extra-large only.

White Grouper can grow up to 90 cm what is approximately 35 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 10800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1674 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the White Grouper 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.

Can be also found in the Mediterian Sea. If you wish to see the larger image, click on the picture below, please.

White Grouper picture
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