Floral Wrasse

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Floral Wrasse

This fish is known as Floral Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cheilinus chlorourus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive Wrasse.

Floral Wrasse can grow up to 45 cm what is approximately 17 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 5400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 837 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 difficult to keep the Floral 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.

Floral Wrasse

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Document modified on Sun Dec 16 20:49:45 UTC 2007
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