Whitecheek Monocle Bream

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Whitecheek Monocle Bream

This fish is known as Whitecheek Monocle Bream and the correct latin name is Scolopsis vosmeri. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Whiptail Breams family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Bream.

Whitecheek Monocle Bream can grow up to 25 cm what is approximately 9 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Whitecheek 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

They eat benthic organisms.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 10:48:51 UTC 2007
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