Floral Wrasse

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Floral Wrasse

This fish is known as Floral Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cheilinus chlorourus. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 5400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 837 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are very 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 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Floral Wrasse

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