Formosa Wrasse

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Formosa Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Formosa Wrasse, Queen Coris and the correct latin name is Coris frerei. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive fish. Definitely recommended for home aquariums.

Formosa Wrasse can grow up to 86 cm what is approximately 33 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 10320cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1599 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). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Formosa 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.

A juvenile specimen

Formosa Wrasse - juvenile specimen picture

An adult specimen

Formosa Wrasse - adult specimen picture

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Document modified on Sat Dec 8 9:18:43 UTC 2007
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