Bumphead Parrotfish (Scarus perrico)

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Bumphead Parrotfish

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Bumphead Parrotfish

Scarus perrico

Challenging

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.0 - 8.2

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Herbivore
Other (See article)

5-10 years

Family

Scaridae



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Origin

In the Eastern Pacific, from the Gulf of California to Peru, also found around the Galapagos Islands.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeds mainly on algae, specifically coraline red algae which it scrapes off rock with it's beak-like mouth.

Feeding regime

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Behaviour

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