Spanish Flagfish (Gonioplectrus hispanus)

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Spanish Flagfish

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Spanish Flagfish

Gonioplectrus hispanus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::65 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::74 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Serranidae



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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

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Behaviour

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