Five Banded Wrasse

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Five Banded Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Five Banded Wrasse, Barred Thicklip and the correct latin name is Hemigymnus fasciatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish which needs a lot of space in order to be happy.

Five Banded Wrasse can grow up to 80 cm what is approximately 31 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 9600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1488 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are 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 difficult to keep the Five Banded 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.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 14 9:33:26 UTC 2007
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