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Product Details

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Size

3cm - 10cm

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Care Level

Low

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Temperament

Peaceful

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Water Conditions

Appearance:

  • Colors: Blue Parrotfish exhibit various shades of blue, turquoise, and green, which can vary based on their age and mood. They often have a bright blue body with darker markings on their fins.
  • Size: These fish can grow to different sizes depending on the species, with some reaching up to 20-24 inches (50-60 cm) in length.

Behavior:

  • Feeding Habits: One of the most intriguing aspects of Blue Parrotfish is their feeding behavior. They are primarily herbivores, using their beak-like teeth to scrape algae and other organisms off coral reefs and rocks.
  • Mucus Cocoon: They create a mucus cocoon around their bodies at night, which helps protect them from predators and may even play a role in camouflage.

Tank Setup:

  • Tank Size: Blue Parrotfish are not typically suitable for home aquariums due to their large size, specialized diet, and complex needs.
  • Suitable for Larger Facilities: These fish are more commonly found in public aquariums or very large, well-maintained reef tanks with appropriate space and feeding options.

Feeding Habits:

  • Herbivorous Diet: Blue Parrotfish primarily feed on algae and other plant material found on coral reefs. They play a critical role in maintaining the health of coral ecosystems by preventing excessive algae growth.

Water Parameters:

  • Compatibility: In the wild, Blue Parrotfish inhabit coral reef ecosystems with specific water conditions. When kept in captivity, their water parameters should mimic those of a healthy coral reef environment.

Conservation and Considerations:

  • Protection of Coral Reefs: Blue Parrotfish are essential for maintaining the health of coral reefs by controlling algae growth. Their conservation is crucial for the overall well-being of coral ecosystems.
  • Limited as Pets: Due to their specialized dietary needs, large size, and the challenges of replicating their natural habitat, Blue Parrotfish are not commonly kept as pets in home aquariums.

Blue parrot fish

SGD 18.00

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