East Atlantic Peacock Wrasse

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East Atlantic Peacock Wrasse

This fish is known as East Atlantic Peacock Wrasse and the correct latin name is Symphodus tinca. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish.

East Atlantic Peacock Wrasse can grow up to 44 cm what is approximately 17 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 5280cm2 of water surface which is approximately 818 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the East Atlantic Peacock 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Eats small crabs and shrimps.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 12:45:43 UTC 2007
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