Cigar Wrasse

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Cigar Wrasse

This species is known as Cigar Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cheilio inermis. It belongs to 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 6000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 930 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are large. (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 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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