Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet

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Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet

This marine aquarium fish is known as Yellowstriped Fairy Basslet and the correct latin name is Pseudanthias tuka. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Sea Basses family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (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 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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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