Exquisite Wrasse

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Exquisite Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Exquisite Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cirrhilabrus exquisitus. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Wrasse is peaceful and can be kept by slightly experienced beginners.

Exquisite Wrasse can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks 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 Exquisite 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 10:12:26 UTC 2007
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