10cm - 11cm
6 - 7.5
Introducing the Blue Spotted Hill Trout, a fascinating and visually striking fish that will add a touch of elegance to your freshwater aquarium. With its shimmering blue body and distinctive spots, this trout species is sure to captivate onlookers. The Blue Spotted Hill Trout, scientifically known as Pleurogrammus azonus, is highly sought-after for its unique appearance and active behavior. Order now and bring home this magnificent Blue Spotted Hill Trout to enhance the visual appeal of your aquarium.
The Blue Spotted Hill Trout, scientifically known as Pleurogrammus azonus, is a stunning and intriguing fish that showcases vibrant blue coloration and striking spots. Here's everything you need to know about caring for and keeping the Blue Spotted Hill Trout in your aquarium:
- Shimmering Blue Coloration: The Blue Spotted Hill Trout exhibits a mesmerizing blue color throughout its body, which sparkles under aquarium lighting, creating a captivating display.
- Distinctive Spots: This trout species features distinctive dark spots scattered along its body, adding to its visual appeal and uniqueness.
- Sleek Body Shape: The Blue Spotted Hill Trout has a streamlined and elongated body, perfect for swift swimming and agile movements.
- Temperature: Maintain the water temperature between 50°F and 59°F (10°C-15°C) to provide optimal conditions for the Blue Spotted Hill Trout.
- pH Level: Aim for a slightly alkaline to neutral pH range of 7.0 to 7.5 to create a suitable environment.
- Water Hardness: These fish prefer moderately hard water, with a dH range of 10 to 15.
- Filtration: Use efficient filtration to maintain excellent water quality and ensure proper oxygenation.
- Adequate Oxygenation: Good water circulation and the addition of airstones or a sponge filter are beneficial for their well-being.
- Tank Size: The Blue Spotted Hill Trout requires a tank of at least 30 gallons to provide ample swimming space and accommodate its adult size.
- Substrate: Use fine gravel or sand as the substrate, which mimics their natural habitat and allows for comfortable foraging.
- Hiding Places: Incorporate rocks, driftwood, and live or artificial plants to provide hiding spots and create a sense of security for the Blue Spotted Hill Trout.
- Water Flow: These fish prefer moderate water flow, so consider adjusting the filtration system to provide gentle currents.
- Peaceful Community Fish: The Blue Spotted Hill Trout is generally peaceful and can be housed with a variety of compatible tank mates, such as tetras, rasboras, and peaceful cichlids.
- Compatibility Considerations: Avoid housing them with aggressive or fin-nipping species that may harass or harm the Blue Spotted Hill Trout.
- Similar Habitat Requirements: Choose tank mates that share similar temperature and water parameter preferences.
- Carnivorous Diet: The Blue Spotted Hill Trout is a carnivore and requires a diet rich in protein.
- Meaty Foods: Offer a variety of live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, daphnia, and small fish to meet their dietary needs.
- Pellets or Flakes: Supplement their diet with high-quality pellets or flakes specifically formulated for carnivorous fish.
- Water Parameters: Regularly test the water parameters to ensure they remain within the suitable range for the Blue Spotted Hill Trout.
- Partial Water Changes: Perform regular partial water changes of around 25% every 1-2 weeks to maintain optimal water quality.
- Tank Maintenance: Clean the tank and remove any uneaten food or debris to prevent water quality issues.
- Monitoring Health: Observe the Blue Spotted Hill Trout for any signs of disease, stress, or abnormalities.
Order the magnificent Blue Spotted Hill Trout today and enjoy the shimmering beauty and active behavior it brings to your aquarium.