Quoy's Parrotfish (Scarus quoyi)

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Quoy's Parrotfish

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Quoy's Parrotfish

Scarus quoyi

473 Litres (125 US G.)

17.8-22.9cm (7-9 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

25.6-26.7°C (78 -80 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Live Foods

1-5 years

Family

Scaridae



Additional names

Green-Blotched Parrotfish


Origin

India to Japan, and Micronesia.

Sexing

Sequential hermaphrodites, like other Parrotfish.

Tank compatibility

Relatively peaceful; not known to eat corals.

Diet

Grazer - will eat algae, and other food you introduce it to.

Feeding regime

Daily.

Environment Specifics

Reef tank; probably due to being smaller, these are less known to eat corals.

Behaviour

Like most Parrotfish, they are known to be fairly docile.

Identification

A fish that is mostly blue-green on the head with orange on the body, mostly accentuating the scales.

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