Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse

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Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse and the correct latin name is Coris julis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive fish. Beginners should not keep this species.

Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are 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 not very difficult to keep the Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse fish. (e) Requires water which has between 18 and 22°C. dGH and pH should be the same as for other marine aquariums.

Source: fishbase

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