Ctenochaetus Binotatus or Fish surgeon from the yellow eye

Latin name
Ctenochaetus Binotatus
Common name
Fish surgeon from the yellow eye
Massima15 cm. In Aquarius beginning from 10 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 28/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8,4

Fish pertaining to the family of the Acanturidi, coming from from the islands of the archipelago of the Philippines and the islands small Gilbert, dimension, colored and enough sturdy, adapted to the cohabitation with fish of barrier of others breeds but difficultly with other Acanturidi, also of different color, never with its similar.
Body dorsal and anale a lot flattened and lengthened, lengthened fins, bilobate tail fin, on peduncolo tail the little visible typical badge of the Acantiridi.
Yellow green or livery color with turchese glares, with a design formed from many lines waved horizontal of color red bord; fins nearly transparent chest straps.

Difficult to acclimatize, he would be advisable to acquire exemplary gi perfectly acclimatizes to you; once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in grains or dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus and also the appropriate frozen-dry sfoglie of alghe, the leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled, banana small wheels.

It needs of a medium bathtub in proportion to its dimensions, in how much it swims gladly in the Aquarius, but also of shelters and hiding places; with water very filtered and aereata.
Enough resistant to the diseases, it suffers for the excessive values from nitrates and phosphates and for the low PH, they are therefore advisable partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
E' a lot adapted to one bathtub with invertebrates.


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