Saltwater Fish

Blueface Angelfish

Scientific Name Euxiphipops xanthometopon Common Name(s) Blueface Angelfish, Yellowface Angelfish Origin Coral Sea, Indonesia, Sri Lanka Temperature Range 72-78°F Water Parameters dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025 Adult Size 1ft 3in Diet Omnivore Bluefish Angelfish Facts: 1. The Blueface Angelfish gradually changes color as it grows older, swapping its blue, black, and white stripes for …

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Flying Fish Facts

One of the most unusual species of fish in the ocean is the Exocoetidae, flying fish.  This animal is unlike any other fish because it can fly through the air.  In certain parts of the world, the flying fish is a special part of the culture through heritage, providing food, and culture. Here are some …

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Fangtooth Moray Eel

The fearsome looking Fangtooth Moray is really not much of a threat to humans. There are certainly cases of humans receiving a nasty bite from these eels but those were usually incidents when it was provoked. Like most eels, the Fangtooth Moray is generally peaceful when humans are around so long as it is not startled or made to feel threatened.

Yellow Boxfish

Yellow Boxfish (Ostracion cubicus)

Common Name(s) Yellow boxfish, Polka-dot Box Fish, Blue-Spotted Boxfish, Cubed Boxfish, Yellow Trunkfish, White Cubicus, Cube Boxfish Scientific Name Ostracion cubicus Origin Red Sea/ Indo-West Pacific Temperature Range 72°F – 78°F Water Parameters dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025 Adult Size 15”-18”, 1’6” max size Diet Omnivorous – krill, shrimp, mollusks, and sometimes algae. Dried, …

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