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Blue Spot Stingray Med

Taeniura lymma

Our Price: $295.00
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Tank Stats
Max Size: 30''
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Acclimation: Standard
Family: Dasyatidae
Minimum Tank Size: 300 gal
Shipping Size: Medium 7-10''


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*All Fish, Inverts and Coral ship next day UPS from Atlanta, Ga.

*Your order may not look like photo shown due to variety and size within a species.
Description
The Bluespotted Stingray has a smooth oval gray body with iridescent blue spots.  There is a raised ridge where the eyes are located.  It has a venomous, serrated spine that is located where the tail meets the body.  
The Bluespotted Stingray is a sensitive specimen and needs pristine water conditions and the proper aquarium for it to be housed.  Provide extra acclimation time for this beautiful fish.
 
The Bluespotted Stingray is very docile and can be trained to be hand fed.  Caution must still be used due the Bluespotted Stingray's venomous spines.  Have lots of good water movement and open swimming area on the bottom of the tank with a sandy bottom to prevent scratches on its soft skin.  The bottom substrate must be thick enough so it can bury itself under the sand when resting.  Keep with more formidable fish such as larger tangs, and less aggressive angelfish.  Puffers, Triggerfish and aggressive angels should not be housed with stingrays as they can inflict wounds in the eyes and soft skin.  Invertebrates and small fish are not safe with the stingray.
 
Sharks and rays will eat all foods whole so it is important to feed your shark or ray pieces of food according to what it can swallow for its size.  To ensure proper feeding use a feeding stick. Feed all meaty foods such as small fish (silversides), squid and shrimp. To insure proper nutrition and disease resistance mix the feeding with Ocean Nutrition Shark Formula.
 
 
Please read: we will only drop ship this fish using UPS next day service from our local supplier on wednesday for a thursday morning delivery to you, with arrive alive guarantee only. Orders placed on wednesday will ship the following week, please check current inventory.