Slingjaw Wrasse

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Slingjaw Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Slingjaw Wrasse and the correct latin name is Epibulus insidiator. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A poisonous fish.

Slingjaw Wrasse can grow up to 50 cm what is approximately 19 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 6000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 930 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Slingjaw 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.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 11:17:22 UTC 2007
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