Whitecheek Monocle Bream

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Whitecheek Monocle Bream

This marine aquarium fish is known as Whitecheek Monocle Bream and the correct latin name is Scolopsis vosmeri. It belongs to 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums 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 have 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

They eat benthic organisms.

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