Clown Coris

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Clown Coris

This marine aquarium fish is known as Clown Coris and the correct latin name is Coris aygula. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Aggressive fish which should be kept in really big aquariums.

Clown Coris can grow up to 120 cm what is approximately 47 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 14400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 2232 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is very 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 not very difficult to keep the Clown Coris 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.

Juvenile specimen:

Clown Coris picture - juvenile

Adult specimens:

Clown Coris picture 1 - adult specimen

Clown Coris picture 2 - adult specimen

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Document modified on Sat Dec 8 9:12:56 UTC 2007
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