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Spotted scat, Green scat, Red tiger scat
The scat comes in different colour forms - pictured here is the Red Tiger scat, sometimes called Scatophagus argus atromaculatus
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(Other members of the genus Scatophagus)
ADULT SIZE: 30 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Brackish (tablespoon of seasalt/gallon)
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C
FOOD: Feed Scatophagus argus anything, a true omnivore
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Indo-pacific
Current price: $12.99
Time left: 15d 17h 53m
AQUARIUM CARE: Scatophagus argus hails from estuaries and coastal areas in much of the indo-pacific. Brackish water is acceptable in the short term, for juvenilles, but adult fish (which can grow quite large) require full marine water. This species is a true omnivore, that likes some vegetable matter, and can be trained to feed from the owners hand.
BREEDING: Unknown, but probably requires full marine conditions.