Flying Jet

(Parapegasus natans)

Provide a very large aquarium with plenty of bottom space for this bottom dwelling fish to reside. Sea Moths will require live foods only consumed from the bottom of the aquarium. Sea Moth should be housed with other slow moving peaceful fish that will not out compete them for food. Sea Moths must have a diet of live enriched Brine Shrimp, or Copepods fed five to ten times daily. This fish is generally considered best left in the wild as they may not ship well and require constant live foods. Careful thought and consideration will need to be done before adding this fish to your aquarium.

Flying Jet are also sometimes known as the Longtail Sea Moth. Not often seen in the aquarium trade. Flying Jet are generally a white to gray color with multiple dark spots that may or may not form stripes. Flying Jet can grow to a little over 8".

We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 75 gallons or larger for this species.

Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

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