Bluespotted grouper

Species information for the Bluespotted grouper, in the Groupers category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cephalopholis Argus

    COMMON NAME - Peacock Hind (Blue spotted Grouper)

    SIZE - 16.5" (42 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 180 US Gal. (681 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, marine fish and crustacean flesh. (Feed 2-4 times a week)

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat fish tankmates and ornamental crustaceans.

    CAPTIVE CARE - A predator that spends much of its time hiding, can be kept with other groupers, only one peacock hind per tank, needs plenty of swimming space, requires several good shelter sites, greedy eaters and large waste producers requiring adequate filtration systems, can be housed in shallow or deep water reef tanks but, will eat fish and crustaceans.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 18, 2014
    jhnrb, Apr 4, 2009
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