Spanish Flagfish (Gonioplectrus hispanus)

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Spanish Flagfish

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Spanish Flagfish

Gonioplectrus hispanus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

30.5-33cm (12-13 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.5

18.3-23.3°C (65 -74 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Serranidae





Additional names

Spanish Flagfish, Stripey Seaperch, Spanish Flag

Additional scientific names

Plectropoma hispanum


Origin

Found in the Western Atlantic: off North Carolina (pelagic post-larva, possibly drifted north from Florida or the Bahamas) to the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and south to Vitoria, Brazil.

Sexing

It is not possible to visually sex this fish.

Tank compatibility

This fish will eat smaller fish.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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