Lighting Wrasse

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Lighting Wrasse

This species is known as Lighting Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres cyanocephalus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Wrasse is peaceful towards it’s tankmates.

Lighting Wrasse can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 Lighting 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Lighting Wrasse picture no. 1

Lighting Wrasse picture no. 2



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Document modified on Tue Dec 11 13:49:45 UTC 2007
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