Blue Head Fairy Wrasse

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Blue Head Fairy Wrasse

This fish is known as Blue Head Fairy Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Basically a peaceful fish.

Blue Head Fairy Wrasse can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 279 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Blue Head Fairy Wrasse fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 10:06:47 UTC 2007
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