Spanish Flagfish (Gonioplectrus hispanus)

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Spanish Flagfish

Gonioplectrus hispanus.jpg
Spanish Flagfish

Gonioplectrus hispanus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

30.5-33cm (12-13 ")


8.1 - 8.5

18.3-23.3°C (65 -74 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years



Additional names

Spanish Flagfish, Stripey Seaperch, Spanish Flag

Additional scientific names

Plectropoma hispanum

Origin[edit | edit source]

Found in the Western Atlantic: off North Carolina (pelagic post-larva, possibly drifted north from Florida or the Bahamas) to the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and south to Vitoria, Brazil.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

It is not possible to visually sex this fish.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

This fish will eat smaller fish.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

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