Rainbow Fairy Wrasse

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Rainbow Fairy Wrasse

This fish is known as Painted Fairy Wrasse, Rainbow Fairy Wrasse and the correct latin name is Cirrhilabrus solorensis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Rainbow Fairy Wrasse, picture no. 1

Rainbow Fairy Wrasse, picture no. 2

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