Jawfish Black Cap


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  • $35.00

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The head and body of the Black Cap Jawfish, are green with faint orange stripes. It has a black spot on the dorsal fin, as well as a black cap on top of the head.

It should reside in a 30 gallon or larger aquarium with a tight-fitting lid to prevent it from jumping out, and at least 3 inches of mixed substrate for burrowing. It poses a possible threat to small shrimp.

QUICK FACTS:

Scientific Name: Opistognathus randalli
Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 4"
Color Form: Black, Green, Orange, Tan
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Eastern Asia
Family: Opistognathidae

 

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