Chalk Bass (Serranus tortugarum)

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Chalk Bass

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Chalk Bass

Serranus tortugarum

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years

Family

Serranidae

This animal is available captive bred



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Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

The Chalk Bass is known to be a picky eater. Pellets are too large for their small mouths. Therefore, they need either flake food or brine shrimp in order to survive.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

The Chalk Bass is an extremely relaxed fish. They are harmonious in nature and enjoy mass amounts of hiding places around the tank, yet will come out to explore during the day and night time.

Identification

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