Freshwater Flounder (Trinectes maculatus)

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Freshwater Flounder

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Freshwater Flounder

Trinectes maculatus

Challenging

sg

1.005 - 1.020

pH

7.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::5 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

10-20 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Achiridae



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Additional names

Freshwater Flounder, Freshwater Sole, Hogchoker

Additional scientific names

Pleuronectes maculatus, Achirus fasciatus, Pleuronectes mollis, Trinectes fasciatus, Trinectes scabra


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

While these fish may be sold as freshwater, when juvenile they must be kept in brackish with salinity increased as they grow with adults best in full marine conditions

Behaviour

Identification

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