Radiant Wrasse

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Radiant Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Radiant Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres iridis. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Africa. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is semi-aggressive.

Radiant Wrasse can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (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 Radiant 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.

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