Cigar Wrasse

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Cigar Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Cigar Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cheilio inermis. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Wrasse is semi-aggressive.

Cigar Wrasse can grow up to 50 cm what is approximately 19 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 6000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 930 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Cigar 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 Mon Dec 17 9:58:04 UTC 2007
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