Yellow-Edged Lyretail

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Yellow-Edged Lyretail

This species is known as Yellow-Edged Lyretail and the correct latin name is Variola louti. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive species.

Yellow-Edged Lyretail can grow up to 80 cm what is approximately 31 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 9600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1488 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 Yellow-Edged Lyretail 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.

A carnivore; Eats small fish and shrimps.

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