Seba Mono (Monodactylus sebae)

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Seba Mono

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Seba Mono

Monodactylus sebae

568 Litres (150 US G.)

20-25 cm (7.9-9.8")

pH

7.5 - 8.2

24 -28 °C (75.2-82.4°F)

6-16 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Monodactylidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Seba Mono, African Moony

Additional scientific names

Psettus sebae


Origin

Africa

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Should only be kept with other peaceful fish. May prey on fish able to fit into it's mouth.

Diet

Will accept most foods, but cannot survive on dry foods alone. Ensure to feed live or frozen foods occasionally.

Feeding regime

Feed on a daily basis, once a day should suffice, but twice is acceptable.

Environment Specifics

Is a brackish fish, but is much more tolerable of low salinities in comparison to other Monodactylus species. If kept in brackish water, and SG of 1.002 to 1.007 is suggested.

Behaviour

A reserved species, which on occasion will move around actively, particularly at feeding time. Has known to prey on smaller species.

Identification

Completely different to other Monos, however has been confused with Freshwater Angelfish.

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