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|tank_compatibility=:Should only be kept with other peaceful fish. May prey on fish able to fit into it's mouth.
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== Tank compatibility ==
|behaviour=:A reserved species, which on occasion will move around actively, particularly at feeding time. Has known to prey on smaller species.
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:Should only be kept with other peaceful fish. May prey on fish able to fit into it's mouth.
|identification=:Completely different to other Monos, however has been confused with [[Freshwater Angelfish]].
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== Diet ==
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:Will accept most foods, but cannot survive on dry foods alone. Ensure to feed live or frozen foods occasionally.
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== Feeding regime ==
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:Feed on a daily basis, once a day should suffice, but twice is acceptable.
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== Environment specifics ==
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:Is a brackish fish, but is much more tolerable of low salinities in comparison to other ''Monodactylus'' species. If kept in brackish water, and SG of 1.002 to 1.007 is suggested.
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== Behaviour ==
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:A reserved species, which on occasion will move around actively, particularly at feeding time. Has known to prey on smaller species.
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== Identification ==
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:Completely different to other Monos, however has been confused with [[Freshwater Angelfish]].
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Latest revision as of 03:02, 13 December 2017

Seba Mono

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Seba Mono

Monodactylus sebae

568 Litres (150 US G.)

20-25 cm (7.9-9.8")

pH

7.5 - 8.2

24 -28 °C (75.2-82.4°F)

6-16 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Monodactylidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Seba Mono, African Moony

Additional scientific names

Psettus sebae


Origin[edit | edit source]

Africa


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Should only be kept with other peaceful fish. May prey on fish able to fit into it's mouth.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will accept most foods, but cannot survive on dry foods alone. Ensure to feed live or frozen foods occasionally.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed on a daily basis, once a day should suffice, but twice is acceptable.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Is a brackish fish, but is much more tolerable of low salinities in comparison to other Monodactylus species. If kept in brackish water, and SG of 1.002 to 1.007 is suggested.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A reserved species, which on occasion will move around actively, particularly at feeding time. Has known to prey on smaller species.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Completely different to other Monos, however has been confused with Freshwater Angelfish.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

In a pet store tank:

External links[edit | edit source]