Dendrochirus Biocellatus or Nemapterois Biocellata or Chinese Ombrellino quattrocchi

Latin name
Dendrochirus Biocellatus or Nemapterois Biocellata
Common name
Chinese Ombrellino quattrocchi
Principle 20 cm. in Aquarius until 15 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 26/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8.4

Splendid fish pertaining to the family of the Scorpenidi, coming from from Thailand, the islands Maldive, Marshall, and from all the archipelago of the Philippines; much colorful, but not sturdy how much its similari, relatively sociable, adapted to the cohabitation with nearly all the other fish of barrier, purch of large ransom but discs of a valve in feeding themselves, and with its similar.
Bluff body, with the obvious head, with fins chest straps extremely developed, dorsal fin uniform in many pinnule, the eyes a pair of longest carnosi wattles.

The most colorful livery, of color red with yellow shadings, zebrato of black, edge of the turchese fins, on last pinnula of the dorsal fin one brace of contornate black spots of yellow or turchese.
Much difficult one to acclimatize, would be always advisable to acquire exemplary gi perfectly acclimatizes to you and accustoms you to the artificial food; once very acclimatized it eats voracemente but nearly exclusively pesciolini it deeps freeze to you.
It does not need of a large bathtub, in how much it swims least, gladly preferring to stretch its ambushes on the bottom of the Aquarius or near one madrepora.

Relatively little resistant to the diseases, it suffers for the excessive values from nitrates and phosphates, in the which case it begins to lose brandelli skin and of mucus, they are therefore advisable frequent and abundant partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
Not adapted to the Aquarius with fish of small ransom or invertebrates in how much if it feeds some gladly, does not have to cohabit not even with fast fish in eating.
Like all scorpenidi also the D. Biocellatus has the thorns velenose ridges, advisable not to handle it and to carry out with caution the maintenance of the bathtub.


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