Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet

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Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet

This species is known as Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet and the correct latin name is Pseudanthias tuka. It belongs to the Sea Basses family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (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 difficult to keep the Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

A planktivore; Prefers Amphipods and Mysid Shrimp.

The female

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet picture 1; female

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet picture 2; female

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet picture 3; female

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet picture 4; female

The male

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet picture 1; male

Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet picture 2; male

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