Rainbow Fairy Wrasse

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Rainbow Fairy Wrasse

This species is known as Painted Fairy Wrasse, Rainbow Fairy Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cirrhilabrus solorensis. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful species which can be kept by experienced beginners as well.

Rainbow Fairy Wrasse can grow up to 11 cm what is approximately 4 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1320cm2 of water surface which is approximately 204 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Rainbow Fairy 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.

Rainbow Fairy Wrasse, picture no. 1

Rainbow Fairy Wrasse, picture no. 2



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